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

  • Clements CF., Ozgul A. (2018). Indicators of transitions in biological systems. Ecology Letters. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12948
  • Paniw M., Ozgul A., Salguero-Gómez R. (2018). Interactive life‐history traits predict sensitivity of plants and animals to temporal autocorrelation. Ecology Letters. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12892
  • Clements CF., Blanchard JL., Nash KL., Hindell MA., Ozgul A. (2017). Body size shifts and early warning signals precede the historic collapse of whale stocks. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1(7):0188. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0188
  • 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
  • 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 of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 284(1854):20170397. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0397