Dr. Erin Buchholtz

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In December 2019, we congratulated Ecoexist Research Fellow Dr. Erin Buchholtz who graduated from Texas A&M University with her PhD in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology! She successfully defended her dissertation, “Integrating telemetry, local knowledge, and connectivity to understand and predict human-elephant conflict in the Western Okavango Panhandle of Botswana”. This work contributes to our understanding… Read more »

Dr. Susanne Vogel

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Dr. Susanne Vogel (PhD), Ecoexist Research Fellow and NERC DTP, University of Oxford   In December 2018, we congratulated Dr. Susanne Vogel, for completing her thesis with flying colours (and lots of trumpets), and graduating from the University of Oxford with her PhD in Zoology! Her dissertation, “How decisions lead to conflicts–The roles of elephant behaviour… Read more »

Mr Moses Masake

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Mr. Moses Masake (MSc), Ecoexist Research Fellow, Texas A & M University   In July, 2018 we gave a big Trunks up, rumbles, trumpets, and a proud Texas Aggies Whoop! for Moses Moshe Masake, our first Ecoexist Graduate Fellow from Botswana to complete his Master’s degree! Moses spent a year in the field with us, conducting… Read more »

Dr Rocio Pozo

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Dr. Rocio Pozo (PhD), Ecoexist Research Fellow, Oxford University In May 2017, Dr. Rocío Pozo completed her PhD from the University of Oxford! Rocio was the first of our Ecoexist Graduate Fellows to complete her PhD, and we are so proud of her. As a member of our Ecoexist Research Team, Rocio’s work is helping inform… Read more »

Meet Ecoexist PhD Fellow, Susanne Vogel

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Ecoexist PhD Fellows, Susanne Vogel (left) and Erin Buchholtz.

Some people already know at a young age what they want to be when they grow up, I was never one of them. Until I had to give a speech in my final year of high school and I picked the topic of overpopulations of elephants in South Africa. Since that moment I have been… Read more »

Meet Ecoexist PhD Fellow, Rocío Pozo

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Ecoexist PhD Fellow, Rocío Pozo, joins us in Botswana all the way from Chile, where she earned her degree in Veterinary Medicine. Rocío is currently pursuing her PhD in Zoology at the University of Oxford. With the Ecoexist Research Team, she is studying elephant population dynamics and spatial foraging behavior. Here’s Rocio, in her own… Read more »