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Joseph Hawes

Postdoctoral Fellow/Field Coordinator

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Joseph is Co-I, post-doc, researcher and field coordinator on the ABC Expeditions project.

Joseph Hawes has a BSc in Biology from the University of Nottingham (2002), an MSc in Applied Ecology and Conservation from the University of East Anglia (UEA, 2005) and a PhD in Environmental Sciences from UEA (2012). His PhD examined forest structure, phenology patterns and frugivore communities of flooded and non-flooded Amazonian forests, and compiled a synthesis of primate dietary studies from Central and South America. He conducted post-doctoral research at the Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi (MPEG) with the Rede Amazônia Sustentável (RAS), investigating the functional consequences of disturbance and recovery of fruit characteristics and seed dispersal services. He also conducted research with Projeto Médio Juruá (PMJ) on the sustainable use and community-based management of natural resources and ecosystem services, including post-doctoral positions at Universidade do Estado do Amazonas (UEA, Manaus, Brazil) and Anglia Ruskin University (ARU, Cambridge, UK), and is a co-founder of Instituto Juruá. He is currently a post-doc at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU, Norway), including his role as Co-I in the ABC Expeditions project.

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