Curriculum Vitae

cropped-cropped-a-stuhlmanni2.png  Christopher David Barratt 

 Short CV: (a full CV can be downloaded here)

Formal Education and Qualifications:

Sep 2013 - Apr 2017 - PhD (Summa cum laude): Biodiversity patterns and conservation of the coastal forests of Eastern Africa University of Basel, Switzerland. Supervisor: Dr. Simon Loader. Examiner: Prof. Neil D. Burgess
Jul 2010 - Jul 2012 - MSc by research (Pass): Developing microsatellite markers for East African caecilian amphibians University of Salford, UK. Supervisor: Dr. Robert Jehle
Sep 2003 - Jun 2007 - BSc (1st class honours degree): Wildlife and Practical Conservation. University of Salford, UK  Supervisor: Dr. Paul A. Rees

Grants: (total ~17,500 EUR)

Aug 2018 - Study for the Society of Evolution - Travel grant to attend Evolution 2018 in Montpellier, France (500 USD)
Oct 2016 - Freiwilligen Akademischen Gesellschaft Basel - 6 month PhD extension grant (12,000 CHF) Feb 2016 - Swiss Zoological Society - Travel grant for  International Biogeography Society 2017, Tucson, AZ, US (1000 CHF)
Jan 2015 - University of Basel - Travel grant for International Biogeography Society 2015, Bayreuth, Germany (600 CHF)
Aug 2014 - European Science Foundation ConGenOmics - Short stay grant, Natural History Museum London (1’350 EUR)
May 2014 - University of Basel - Travel grant for African Amphibian Working Group meeting, Bwindi, Uganda (800 CHF)
Apr 2014 - Freiwilligen Akademischen Gesellschaft Basel - Field work grant for Tanzania (3’500 CHF)

Scientific Experience:

Dec 2011–Dec 2016 - Herpetological Journal, Managing editor
Sep 2010–Nov 2012 - Teaching assistant/demonstrator (School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford)
Aug 2008–May 2009 - Frontier Tanzania Savannah Research Project Research Officer
Aug–Dec 2005 - Endemic bird habitat mapping GIS project, Principe Island, West Africa

Memberships:

Herpetological Association of Africa, African Amphibian Working Group, British Herpetological Society, Swiss Zoological Society, Society for the Study of Evolution

Referees:

Dr. Simon Loader - PhD supervisor (simon.p.loader@gmail.com)
Dr. Robert Jehle - MSc supervisor, Editor - Herpetological Journal.(r.jehle@salford.ac.uk)
Dr. David Gower - collaborator (d.gower@nhm.ac.uk)
(Additional referees available upon request)

 

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