Curriculum vitae of Riho Marja
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PhD in Geography (Landscape ecology and environmental protection) (University of Tartu, Estonia, 2013. Thesis title: "The relationships between farmland birds, land use and landscape structure in Northern Europe".
MSc in Geography (Landscape ecology and environmental protection) University of Tartu, Estonia, 2007. Thesis title: "Relationship between bird fauna diversity and landscape metrics in agricultural landscape: Estonian case study".
BSc in Geography (landscape ecology) University of Tartu, Estonia, 2005.
Centre for Ecological Research, "Lendület" Landscape and Conservation Ecology Research Group, visitor post-doctoral researcher 2019-.
Estonian Environment Agency, leading specialist 2017-2019.
Estonian Ornithological Society (Estonian BirdLife), projects leader 2014-2016.
University of Goettingen, Agroecology, Visitor PhD student/researcher 2013-2014.
Estonian Agricultural Research Centre, chief specialist 2006-2012.
Honors and fellowships:
Visitor scientist University of Georg-August (Göttingen), Germany, 3 months (2016), Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt scholarship.
Visitor PhD student University of Georg-August (Göttingen), Germany, 14 months (2013–2014), Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt scholarship.
Visitor PhD student at University of Helsinki, Finland, 2 months (2012), Dora scholarship for short-term study mobility.
Visitor PhD student at University of Helsinki, Finland, 3 months (2011), Dora scholarship for short-term study mobility.
COST Action CA17122 Increasing understanding of alien species through citizen science, member of management committee 2018-.
International Wader Study Group, Member 2015-.
COST Action ES1304 Earth System Science and Environmental Management. European network on invasive parakeets: Understanding invasion dynamics and risks to agriculture and society (ParrotNet), member of management committee 2014-2017.
Estonian Ornithological Society (Estonian BirdLife), member of the council 2012-.
Founding member of the EstBirding, member of the board 2009-.
Tartu Ülikooli Looduskaitsering 2004-.
Estonian Ornithological Society (Estonian BirdLife), member 1996-.
Journal reviewer for more than 20 journals.
Symposium/session at international conference (agroecology session in GfÖ 2014, Germany).
Supervised dissertation: Liis Keerberg, Master thesis, 2015. Sup, Riho Marja, Hannes Pehlak "Factors affecting avian community and options of creation and conservation of habitats in quarries". Estonian University of Life Sciences.
Effectiveness of agri-environment schemes