Kimberley J. Mathot (PI)
Canada Research Chair in Integrative Ecology
Assistant Professor

2015 10 Iceland-377

Jan Wijmenga (technical assistant)
Field work coordinator, database manager, and someone whose hands are warm enough for mist-netting in Edmonton in the winter.


Sheeraja Sridharan (MSc student)
(January 2018 – present)
Developing a discriminant function for sexing chickadees.


Rebekah McKinnon (PhD student)
(September 2018-present)
Provisioning behaviour ofperegrines (Falco peregrinus) in response to intra- and inter-annual variation in brood demand. 

Nickolas Gulotta (MSc student)
(January 2019-present)
(Co-)variation between aggression and parental investment in peregrine falcons.

Elène Haave Audet (MSc student)
(January 2019-present)
Do consistent among-individual differences in behaviour (i.e., animal personality) predict overwinter survival probability in black-capped chickadees?

University of Alberta graduates


Josue Arteaga Torres (MSc student)
(September 2017-December 2020)
How do black-capped chickadees value different modalities of information about predation danger?

Check out Josue’s MSc publication here!

Former graduate students from the world beyond the UofA


Maria Moiron, PhD from LMU Germany (2018) 
Co-supervised by Dr. Niels Dingemanse
Testing adaptive explanations for animal personality in great tits (Parus major)
Currently an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at Institute for Avian Research, Wihelmshaven, Germany


Eva Kok, PhD from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands (2020)
Co-supervised by Dr. Theunis Piersma
The ontogeny of exploration behaviour and migration routes in red knots (Calidris canutus)
Currently at Postdoctoral researcher at NIOZ, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research