Dr VASILIS LOUCA

Dr VASILIS LOUCA

Lecturer (Scholarship)

Overview
Dr VASILIS LOUCA
Dr VASILIS LOUCA

Contact Details

Telephone
work +44 (0)1224 272781
Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen School of Biological Sciences
University of Aberdeen
Cruickshank Building, Room 1.10
Aberdeen AB24 3UU
Web Links

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Vasilis_Louca

 

Research

Research Interests

Key Research Interests:

 

  • Aquatic and terrestrial animal movement and emigration
  • Wetland ecology
  • Animal behaviour
  • Drivers influencing animal community structure and biodiversity patterns
  • Conservation of freshwater systems
  • Global change and vector-borne diseases
Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Programme coordination:

Co-coordinator of the MSc programme in Environmental Science

 

Course coordination and teaching:

 

Coordination and teaching of the Summer Biology Access School

Level 1 Diversity of Life: lectures on invertebrates

 

Level 2 Ecology: lectures on population growth

Level 2 Conservation Biology: Lectures on PVA analysis, biodiversity, reintroductions and MPAs

Level 2 Ocean Biology: Lectures on a range of marine habitats and ecosystems, MPAs and marine adaptations

Level 2 Ecology field course: coordination and running of the field course with Cath Dennis

 

Level 3 Behavioural Biology: lectures on parasites, predators, foraging theory and reproduction

Level 3 Animals in captivity: lectures on the ethics of keeping fish in captivity

Level 3 animal Population Ecology: coordination (with Graham Pierce) and lectures on population growth, field sampling and estimating populations.

 

Level 5 Environmental pollution: lectures on freshwater pollution

Level 5 Catchment management: lectures and coordination

Level 5 Core Skills in Environmental Sciences: coordination and lectures on statistical analyses and sampling designs

Further Info

Admin Responsibilities

Personal Tutor

Member of the School of Biological Sciences retention committee

Publications

Publications 

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