Silvia Zingg

PhD student

Phone
+41 31 631 3164
Phone2
+41 31 910 2132
E-Mail
silvia.zingg@iee.unibe.ch
E-Mail2
silvia.zingg@bfh.ch
Office
221
Postal Address
University of Bern
Institute of Ecology and Evolution
Erlachstrasse 9a
CH-3012 Bern

Contact HAFL

Berner Fachhochschule
Hochschule für Agrar-, Forst- und Lebensmittelwissenschaften
Länggasse 85
CH-3052 Zollikofen

Tel: +41 (0)31 910 21 32 (direkt)

Research

The main objective of my PhD project is to further explore the farmland biodiversity-productivity frontiers at the landscape scale under the following over-arching questioning that is of global relevance: «how to sustainably feed a steadily growing human population»?

Curriculum vitae

Year Description
Since 2013
PhD Student at the Division of Conservation Biology, University of Bern

Since 2010
Scientific collaboratrice at the HAFL. Teaching activities in Basic Biology, Ecology, Conservation and Plant Biology

2007-2009
Master of Science, Division of Conservation Biology, University of Bern
Titel:Nestbox design influences territory occupancy and reproduction in a declining,secondary cavity-breeding bird      

2004-2007
Bachelor of Science, Division of Population genetics, University of Bern
Erasmus Exchange, Universidad Autónoma Madrid  
Grundstudium der Biologie an der Universität Bern   

Year Description
2011-2012: CAS Hochschuldidaktik BFH Bern
2009-2013: ProNatura: Excursion leader in Auried       
2010-2013: WWF Be: Head of Working Group "SMARAGD"       
2009-2010: Travelling in South and Central America - Dive Master Education 
Since 2006: WWF Be: Member of the Board

Languages

German (first language), French, English and Spanish

Publications

2010                  Zingg, S., Arlettaz, R. & Schaub , M. (2010) Nestbox design influences territory occupancy and reproduction in a declining,secondary cavity-breeding bird. Ardea, 98, 67-75.