Marina commenced her PhD studies in autumn 2015 having completed an International Master's programme earlier that year. Her research supervisors are Dr Diana Cole and Dr Eleni Matechou.
Marina was a PhD representative at the Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity committee during the academic years 2017 and 2018. She was a postgraduate seminar organiser during 2016-2017.
Statistical methods for the joint analysis of spatial, sparse or missing ecological data.
Awards and Prizes
2019: Silver award for poster submission at STEM for Britain event held at the House of Commons. News story
2018: International Biometric Society British and Irish Region Bursary to attend and give an oral presentation at the XXIXth International Biometric Conference.
2017: Best Poster runner-up at the Young Researchers in Mathematics 2017 conference for the poster Analysis of historic ring-recovery data on birds.
2016: Eastern ARC Events Fund to co-organise the Statistical Ecology Research Festival (SERF).
Jimenez-Munoz, M. et al (2019) Estimating age-dependent survival from age-aggregated ringing data - extending the use of historical records. Ecology and Evolution [Online] 9:769-779. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4820.
Presentations, Posters and Conferences
2019: How Do Bird Populations Vary Across Britain? Spatially-Explicit Integrated Population Models, STEM for Britain, Houses of Parliament, Westminster
2018: Integrated Population Models Incorporating Spatial Information, XXIXth International Biometric Conference, Barcelona (Spain)
2018: Integrated Population Models Incorporating Spatial Information, International Statistical Ecology Conference, St Andrews
2017: Ring-Recovery Methods for Historical Ringing Data, Young Researchers in Mathematics, University of Kent
2017: The Statistics of Inequality in STEM, Young Researchers in Mathematics, University of Kent
2017: Ring-Recovery Methods for Historical Ringing Data, EURING Analytical Meeting and Workshop, Barcelona.
2017: Integrated Population Models Incorporating Spatial Information, National Centre for Statistical Ecology summer 2017 conference, University of Kent
2016: Integrated Population Models, Statistical Ecology Research Festival, University of Kent