Student Award Winners 2015

The following students were recognized for the quality of their work and presentation at the 2nd World Seabird Conference.

Student Poster Award Winners

First place

Alice Trevail
“Elevated Levels of Plastic Ingestion in a High-Arctic Seabird”
P2-K-197
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second place

Holly Hennin
“Proximate mechanisms driving life history decisions in a mixed-strategy breeder” P2-H-163
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third place

Orgeret Florian
“At-sea distribution and diving activity of juveniles king penguin in the Southern Ocean” P1-D-53
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Student Oral Presentation Award Winners

first place

Thomas Clay
“A lifetime of risk? Individual consistency in albatross movement strategies and overlap with fisheries”
S5.3
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Second place

Rachael Sagar
“Can’t touch this: the impact of regular handling on the growth and stress physiology of nutritionally compromised mottled petrel chicks”
S19.5
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third place

Yuna Kim
“Foraging ecology of the threatened Gould’s Petrel: implications for conservation”
W3.5
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Honourable Mentions

  • Thomas Otto Whitehead – Percy Fitzpatrick Institute of African Ornithology
  • Holly Hennin – University of Windsor
  • Abe Borker – University of California
  • Kate Robinson – University of Cape Town
  • Jonathan Handley – Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Michael Schrimpf – Stony Brook University
  • Davide Gaglio – Percy Fitzpatrick Institute of African Ornithology

A special thank you to the Student Award Sponsors and the Student Awards Committee for their work during the conference to determine the winners.

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