Arpat Ozgul

Research Interests

Population ecology, biodemography, life-history evolution, evolutionary demography, metapopulation dynamics, wildlife disease dynamics, quantitative methods for the analysis and management of animal populations.

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Education and Professional Positions

2017 - present Associate Professor of Population Ecology, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2012 - 2017 Assistant Professor of Population Ecology, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland
2011 - 2012 NERC Advanced Research Fellow, Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, UK
2010 - 2011 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge / Darwin College, UK
2008 - 2010 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, UK
2006 - 2008 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, University of Florida, USA
2006 Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, University of Florida, USA

Selected Publications

  • Cornioley T., Jenouvrier S., Börger L., Weimerskirch H.,Ozgul A. (2017) Fathers matter: Male body mass affects life-history traits in a size-dimorphic seabird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0397
  • van Benthem KJ., Bruijning M., Bonnet T., Jongejans E., Postma E.,Ozgul A. (2017) Disentangling evolutionary, plastic and demographic processes underlying trait dynamics: A review of four frame works. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12627
  • Clements CF., Ozgul A. (2016) Including trait-based early warning signals helps predict population collapse. Nature Communications. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms10984
  • Ozgul A., Childs DZ., Oli MK., Armitage KB., Blumstein DT., Olson LE., Tuljapurkar S., Coulson S. (2010) Coupled dynamics of body mass and population growth in response to environmental change. Nature 466: 482:5 DOI:10.1038/nature09210
  • Ozgul A., Tuljapurkar S., Benton TG., Pemberton JM., Clutton-Brock TH., Coulson T. (2009) The dynamics of phenotypic change and the shrinking sheep of St. Kilda. Science 325: 464-7 DOI:10.1126/science.1173668