Education/Research Assistant @ Leiden University - the Netherlands
Facial expressions in captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)
February 2021 - August 2021


Cedar Key Dolphin Project - Florida, USA | Remote
Signature whistles of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Cedar Keys, Florida

Supervisor: Dr. Stefanie Gazda | Examiner: Dr. Anne Marijke Schel

October - December 2020
Leiden University/Apenheul Primate Park - Apeldoorn, the Netherlands + Remote
The use of Bared-teeth & Pout-face displays in captive bonobos (Pan paniscus)

Supervisor: Dr. Yena Kim | Examiner: Dr. Jorg Massen

January - October 2020
Stichting AAP - Almere, the Netherlands
Does personality influence abnormal behaviours in ex-laboratory chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)

Supervisor: Dr. Godelieve Kranendonk | Examiner: Dr. Liesbeth Sterck

December 2018 - October 2019


Southern Cross University/Capricorn Cetaceans Project - Lismore & the Whitsundays, Australia
An assessment of the snubfin dolphin (Orcaella heinsohni) population abundance in the Whitsundays, Australia

Supervisor: Dr. Daniele Cagnazzi | Examiner: Dr. John Sloggett

September 2017 - January 2018
GaiaZOO - Kerkrade, the Netherlands
How abnormal is the behaviour of zoo-living lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)

Supervisor: Dr. Pim Martens & Dr. Linnea van Griethuijsen

January 2017
Cedar Key Dolphin Project - Florida, USA
Research field assistant | Cooperative foraging in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
Summer 2018 & July 2019
Southern Cross University - Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Volunteer | Coral research on One Tree Island
November 2018
Project Biodiversiy - Sal, Cape Verde
Volunteer | Loggerhead turtle (Carretta carretta) conservation
July - August 2016
Projects Abroad - Kigio Wildlife Reserve, Kenya
Volunteer | Behaviour of Rothschild's Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi)
July - August 2015
PhD Candidate Cognitive Science
Osnabrück University, Germany
September 2021 - Current
MSc. Environmental Biology - Track: Behavioural Ecology
Utrecht University, the Netherlands
September 2018 - January 2021
BSc. Liberal Arts and Sciences - Maastricht Science Programme
Maastricht University, the Netherlands
September 2014 - January 2018