OTHER PROJECTS

PARTICIPATION IN GOVERNMENT-FUNDED PROJECTS

(N=19, Principal Investigator=10)

Since 2002 I have obtained all the necessary funding for my research (>1.25 million Euros) by writing nationally and internationally competitive proposals

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Causes and consequences of matching habitat choice, an alternative route towards evolutionary adaptation´
FINANCIAL ENTITY: EXCELLENCE project, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain
LENGHT FROM: January 2017 TO: December 2019
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pim Edelaar

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Is there an alternative route towards adaptation besides natural selection? An experimental test´
FINANCIAL ENTITY: EXPLORA project, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain
LENGHT FROM: January 2015 TO: August 2017
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pim Edelaar

PROJECT TITLE: ‘European Network on Invasive Parakeets: Understanding Invasion Dynamics and Risks to Agriculture and Society (ParrotNet)´
FINANCIAL ENTITY: COST Action; European Commission & European Science Foundation (ESF)
LENGHT FROM: October 2013 TO: October 2017
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Jim Groombridge

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Neglected Mechanisms of Adaptation to a Changing World´
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Plan Nacional, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain
LENGHT FROM: January 2013 TO: December 2015
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pim Edelaar

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Evolution of Invasiveness in Exotic Species: Mechanisms and Implications´
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Program Ramón y Cajal, Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain
LENGHT FROM: June 2012 TO: May 2017
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pim Edelaar

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Exploring the Potential of Zebra finches for Experimental Speciation Research´
FINANCIAL ENTITY: European Science Foundation (ESF – FroSpects Visitation Program)
LENGHT FROM: March 2012 TO: March 2012
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pim Edelaar

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Assessing Contemporary Evolution in Invasive Species’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Program JAE-Doc, CSIC, Spain
LENGHT FROM: August 2009 TO: August 2012
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pim Edelaar and Dr. José L. Tella (Estación Biológica de Doñana)

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Las Aves Exóticas Invasoras como Transmisoras de Patógenos: Enfermedades Emergentes y Procesos de Selección en los Hospedadores’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Proyecto de Excelencia, Consejería de Educación y Ciencia, Junta de Andalucía, Spain
LENGHT FROM: 2009 TO: 2012
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. José L. Tella (Estación Biológica de Doñana)

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Una Aproximación Multidisciplinar al Estudio de las Invasiones Biológicas: el Caso de las Aves Exóticas en Andalucía’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Proyecto de Excelencia, Consejería de Educación y Ciencia, Junta de Andalucía, Spain
LENGHT FROM: 2008 TO: 2012
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Fernando Hiraldo (Estación Biológica de Doñana)

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Interacciones entre el Parasitismo, la Ecología Trófica y el Comportamiento de Aves Migratorias y Peces en la Costa de la Península Valdés (Argentina)’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: CONICET (PIP), Argentina
LENGHT FROM: June 2006 TO: June 2008
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dra. Graciela Navone (Centro de Parásitos y Vectores – CONICET)

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Adaptation Unlimited? The Struggle between Natural Selection and Genetic Constraints in Shaping the Adaptive Radiation of Crossbills’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: European Commission – Marie Curie Outgoing International Fellowship
LENGHT FROM: July 2005 TO: July 2009
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pim Edelaar

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Interacciones entre el Parasitismo, la Ecología Trófica y el Comportamiento de Aves Migratorias y Peces en la Costa de la Península Valdés’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica (PICT), Argentina
LENGHT FROM: May 2004 TO: May 2007
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dra. Graciela Navone (Centro de Parásitos y Vectores- CONICET)

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Isótopos Estables en Áreas de Invernada de Aves Playeras Migratorias en Humedales del Sector Este de la Provincia del Chubut’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: U.S. Geological Survey, United States of America
LENGHT FROM: Jan. 2004 TO: Jan. 2006
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Adrian Farmer (U.S. Geological Survey)

PROJECT TITLE: Honorary Fellowship
FINANCIAL ENTITY: University of Groningen, The Netherlands
LENGHT FROM: Nov. 2003 TO: Jan 2004
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pim Edelaar

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Testing for Local Co-evolution as a Driver of Adaptive Radiation in Crossbills’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research – TALENT stipend, The Netherlands
LENGHT FROM: July 2002 TO: Sept. 2003
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pim Edelaar

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Quantifying the Impact of Predators on Infaunal Bivalves across France’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, The Netherlands
LENGHT FROM: Jan. 2001 TO: March 2001
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Pim Edelaar

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Global Flyways and Intertidal Soft-Sediments’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research – PIONIER award, The Netherlands
LENGHT FROM: January 1997 TO: July 2002
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Theunis Piersma

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Helping-at-the-Nest in Order to Gain Social Prestige? Explaining altruism in Arabian babblers’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: University of Wales, United Kingdom
LENGHT FROM: March 1996 TO: May 1996
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Jonathan Wright

PROJECT TITLE: ‘Cooperative Breeding in the Seychelles Warbler’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: University of Groningen, The Netherlands
LENGHT FROM: July 1996 TO: Aug. 1996
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Jan Komdeur

PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH CONTRACTS WITH COMPANIES, PRIVATE OR PUBLIC FUNDING BODIES

(N=5, Principal Investigator=2)

CONTRACT TITLE: ‘Un Nuevo Puente de Unión entre Argentina y España: Afrontando los Retos del Cambio Global´
FINANCIAL ENTITY: REPSOL-YPF
LENGHT FROM: 2009 TO: 2014
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. José L. Tella (Estación Biológica de Doñana)

CONTRACT TITLE: ‘Aves en Cota 130’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Convenio Municipalidad de Puerto Madryn
LENGHT FROM: Jan. 2006 TO: Jan. 2009
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pablo Yorio (Centro Nacional Patagónico – CONICET)

CONTRACT TITLE: ‘Testing the Acoustic Adaptation Hypothesis in Patagonian Rufous-Collared Sparrows’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Schure-Beijerink Popping Fund (The Netherlands)
LENGHT FROM: Oct. 2005 TO: March 2006
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pim Edelaar

CONTRACT TITLE: ‘The Hidden Impact of Parasites and Pathogens on the Distribution and Habitat Choice of Shorebirds’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Schure-Beijerinck Popping Fund (The Netherlands)
LENGHT FROM: March 2005 TO: March 2006
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Lic. Graciela Escudero (Centro Nacional Patagónico- CONICET)

CONTRACT TITLE: ‘Unravelling the Evolutionary Significance of European Crossbill Vocal Types’
FINANCIAL ENTITY: Huib Kluijver Fund (The Netherlands)
LENGHT FROM: 2003 TO: 2004
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Pim Edelaar