Short Bio

Research Interests: thermal physiology, ecology, evolution of endothermy, physiological adaptations to human-induced environmental change

Work Experience

  • Reader in Animal Physiology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK: since 2021
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mammalian Physiology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK: 2018-2021
  • Post-doctoral fellow, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria: 2016-2018
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Western Sydney University, Australia: 2016
  • Guest-researcher, Curtin University, Australia: 2015
  • Post-doctoral fellow, University of New England, Australia: 2014-2016
  • Project coordinator, Universität Hamburg, Germany: 2013-2014


  • PhD, Universität Hamburg, Germany: 2009-2013
  • Diplom thesis, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany: 2007
  • Studies of Biology, Free University Berlin, Germany: 2002-2007