Education

  • Research Sufficiency Diploma. 2007. Complutense University, Spain. Supervisor: Jaime Potti.

  • Bs.C Biological Sciences. 2004. University of Alcalá, Spain

  • Undergraduate thesis. 2003. Uppsala University, Sweden. Supervisor: Göran Arnqvist.

Fellowships

  • MTA Premium Postdoctoral Research program. 2020. Institute of Ecology and Botany, MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Vácrátót, Hungary

  • CONICET Postdoctoral fellowship. 2018. Center for the Study and Conservation of Birds of Prey in Argentina (CECARA). La Pampa, Argentina

  • MINECO Fellowship for short-term stays. 2007. Spanish Ministry of Education and Science

  • I3P-BDP pre-doctoral fellowship (MINECO-CSIC).  2006 Spanish Ministry of Education and Science

  • Research Student fellowship. University of Alcalá, Spain. 2002. Spanish Ministry of Education and Science

Research Stays

  • Center for the Study and Conservation of Birds of Prey in Argentina (CECARA). La Pampa, Argentina. 2010

  • Institute for Game and Wildlife Research (IREC). Ciudad Real, Spain. 2007

Supervision - Master Students

  • José I. Morales Mata. 2019-2020. "Patterns of selection on the dorsal coloration of male pied flycatchers".

  • Pilar Fernandez Diaz. 2016-2017.  "Survival costs of polygyny in the pied flycatcher".

  • Ruben García Dominguez. 2016-2017. "Female ornamentation and male mate choice in the collared flycathe r".

  • Javier Manzano Baraza. 2014-2015. "Spatio-temporal causes of polygamy in the pied flycatcher".  

Intellectual Property registries

  • Ferrer M, Canal D, de Lucas M, Escalera MA, Quesada R, Alarcon F, Viguria A. 2015. Software for the automatic detection, location and characterization of pylons according to their risk for birds. Reference number of deposit: 2671, pages: CQ2258339-42.

  • Ferrer M, Canal D, de Lucas M, Escalera MA, Quesada R, Alarcon F, Viguria A. 2015. Software for the automatic animal detection and counting using aerial photos collected by UAS. Reference number of deposit: 2670, pages: CQ2258347-50

Associated Editor:

  • IBIS (international Journal of avian science). 2021- Ongoing

  • Animal Biodiversity and Conservation. 2020 - Ongoing

  • El Hornero. 2020 - Ongoing

Updated Nov 2020