Member of the Week

  • 2016 Charles Darwin University Engagement with Timor Leste event, August 18, 2016. Casuarina campus.Dirk Steenbergen Country: Australia Dirk Steenbergen is a postdoctoral research fellow at Charles Darwin University, working in the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods. His research focuses around community-based ma...read more
  • Tanya King_2Tanya King Country: Australia Tanya King is a maritime anthropologist working with small-scale fishers in Australia. She was introduced to the industry through the offshore southern shark fishery (which supplies the "flake" for ...read more
  • katia_frangoudes2_2016Katia Frangoudes Country: France Katia Frangoudes is a senior researcher of political sciences. She obtained her PhD at the University of Paris in 1992. Since then she participated in many research programs related to fisheries and aq...read more
  • Maria JoseMaría José Espinosa Romero Country: Mexico María José Espinosa Romero has been collaborating with diverse civil society organizations and governments for the implementation of sustainable fisheries and marine conservation initiatives since 19...read more
  • RDevillers_smallerRodolphe Devillers Country: Canada Rodolphe Devillers is Professor of Geography at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), Canada. Rodolphe leads the Marine Geomatics Research Lab, an interdisciplinary group exploring research questi...read more
  • DSC07266Manuel Muntoni Manuel Muntoni is a postdoctoral researcher, who has been working with TBTI since 2016. His research is mainly focused on marine ecology, with a particular reference to fish ecology, as well as conservation and coastal m...read more
  • bangladesh_head_shotDerek Johnson Country: Canada Derek is an Associate Professor of socio-cultural anthropology at the University of Manitoba and a Research Associate of the Center for Maritime Research at the University of Amsterdam. He has interdi...read more
  • photo-tbtiAlicia Said Country: Malta Alicia is reading for a PhD in Biodiversity Management and Human Ecology at the School of Anthropology and Conservation, at the University of Kent. Her research interests converge on resource governance...read more
  • joeri-foto-ghana2Joeri Scholtens Country: The Netherlands Joeri Scholtens is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Amsterdam and affiliated with the Center for Maritime Research. His research interests converge around conflicts ove...read more
  • marja-akteaMarja Bekendam-de Boer Marja Bekendam-de Boer, together with her husband runs an inland fisheries enterprise in the centre of the Netherlands. They fish during the summer months in freshwater and their main target species is eel. Since 2003 M...read more
  • MirellaMirella de Oliveira Leis Mirella de Oliveira Leis is a Research Assistant with Too Big To Ignore (TBTI) at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. She has started her career as an Oceanographer at the Universidade Federal do Paraná in B...read more
  • picture_marcMarc Léopold Country: France Marc Léopold is a fisheries scientist at the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD) since 2005. He is also one of the contributors of the TBTI transdisciplinary fisheries cluster. He is i...read more
  • EvaEva Coronado Country: Mexico Eva Coronado is a PhD student at the Research Center and Advance Studios of the National Polytechnic Institute (CINVESTAV), Campus Merida in Mexico, where she studies under the supervision of Dr. Silv...read more
  • PhotoMahmudul Islam Country: Bangladesh  Dr. Mahmudul Islam is an assistant professor in the Department of Coastal and Marine Fisheries at Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. He obtained a masters degree in International Fish...read more
  • melMelinda Agapito Country: Canada  Melinda Agapito is a senior research fellow working with  TBTI at Memorial University. Melinda’s doctoral research focused on marine protected area planning where she examined social and ecologica...read more
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPatrick McConney Country: Barbados Patrick McConney is a Senior Lecturer in Marine Resource Management Planning at the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), The University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hil...read more
  • Lyn 2014Evelyn Pinkerton Country: Canada Evelyn Pinkerton is a professor at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, a maritime anthropologist who has been doing fieldwork in fishing communities in Washington State, Alaska, and British Colu...read more
  • JoonasJoonas Plaan Country: Canada Joonas Plaan is a PhD Student at the Department of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland. He is also one of the coordinators of the TBTI Market Opportunities research cluster, and a collabo...read more
  • DelphineRocklin_TBTI1Delphine Rocklin Country: France  Delphine Rocklin is an early career researcher, working in marine ecology and fisheries sciences. She is interested in the quantification and typology of fisheries, the impact of management measures...read more
  • IMG_7610Wichin Suebpala Country: Thailand  Wichin Suebpala is a PhD student at the Department of Environmental Science, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University. He is also a researcher at the Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Faculty o...read more