I have a keen interest in coral reef ecology with a particular focus of reef resilience and recovery. I have a wider interest in ecological processes and community genetics. My research group focuses on the marine environment and future scenarios in the face of climate change.
E3 NERC DTP Programme, University of Edinburgh September 2018- Present
‘The role of coralliths in coral reef recovery and expansion’
Biodiversity and Conservation MSc (Distinction), University of Leeds 2015 -2016
Zoology with Industrial Experience BSc (1.1 First Class Hons), University of Manchester 2010 -2014
Aquarist at Chester Zoo Aquarium November 2016- August 2018
Aquarist at ZSL London Zoo March 2015 – September 2015
Research Intern, Institute of Zoology Sepember 2014 – March 2015.
Active research projects:
‘The role of coralliths in coral reef recovery and expansion’ – PhD project
Oxidative stress on scleractinian coral fragments following exposure to high temperature and low salinity, M Dias, C Madeira, N Jogee, A Ferreira, R Gouveia, H Cabral, M Diniz, …
Ecological Indicators 107, 105586
Long-term exposure to increasing temperatures on scleractinian coral fragments reveals oxidative stress, M Dias, A Ferreira, R Gouveia, C Madeira, N Jogee, H Cabral, M Diniz, …
Marine environmental research 150, 104758
Integrative indices for health assessment in reef corals under thermal stress, M Dias, C Madeira, N Jogee, A Ferreira, R Gouveia, H Cabral, M Diniz, Ecological Indicators 113, 106230