About the Speaker
Zsófia Horváth is a postdoctoral researcher at WasserCluster Lunz (Austria). She is an aquatic ecologist, graduated at Eötvös Loránd University (Hungary), who is particularly interested in metacommunity ecology and the importance of connectivity among habitats in the landscape. Most of her work focuses on temporary ponds, where she investigates plankton and large branchiopods by combining field data with experiments.
About the Metacommunity workshop
The workshop will cover the basics of empirical metacommunity analysis in R, together with examples on successful experimental design and potential pitfalls when studying spatial community patterns.
Topics for personal discussion
Public/social anxiety ; being an introverted scientist