Find out what it is like to be a freshwater researcher and read reflective interviews with members of different EU research project teams speaking about what they do, why their work is important, fun stories from the field, and their inspiration and key moments that got them into a career as a freshwater researcher. You can find all interviews on our.
Nicolas Bailly from the
Sebastian is a researcher at the
Interview with Núria Bonada, a specialist in aquatic insects and the ecology of Mediterranean rivers at the
Tuba is a researcher from the
Laurence is a freshwater ecologist at the
Will Darwall, head of the
Aaike De Wever
Aaike De Wever, former BioFresh Science Officer at the
Christian is an aquatic biologist at the
Daniel Hering is research group leader at theat the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany. He is the coordinator of several national and international projects on Water Framework Directive implementation and river restoration.
Paul Jepson,, was leading a workpackage in BioFresh, to strengthen evidence-based policy making and conservation planning for freshwater ecosystems through the effective communication and dissemination of the project’s results.
Interview with Szabolcs Lengyel, co-leader of theat University of Debrecen in Hungary.
Yannis is a hydrologist and senior researcher at theof Athens, Greece. He works in the fields of hydrology, water quality and water resources management.
Thierry’s research at thefocuses on the role of different spatial scales in the regulation of freshwater communities. He also examines the consequences of anthropogenic effects, including climate change, on freshwater communities structure and function.
Rafaela is a scientist, lecturer and project co-ordinator at the. Her research examines how fish populations respond to different ecological stresses at a variety of different scales.
Astrid is a river ecologist (focus benthic invertebrates) at
Anne Lyche Solheim
Anne is a senior researcher at the. Her specialisations include the ecological assessment of freshwaters for the Water Framework Directive, and the co-ordination and implementation of major EU projects.
Interview with Sonja Stendera, a former freshwater scientist and team member at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, now working as environmental coordinator for implementing the Water Framework Directive.
Klementis the Director of the, an independent and interdisciplinary research centre dedicated to the creation, dissemination, and application of knowledge about freshwater ecosystems.
(University of Liverpool)
Interview with Dr. Fiona Culhane from thein England, working in the project, which is focused on the links between people and aquatic ecosystems, from an ecologist’s perspective.