Bettine, van Vuuren
University of Johannesburg
+27 11 559 2458
Genetic diversity, ecology, landscape genetics, conservation genetics
The aim of my work is to understand spatial biodiversity patterns using molecular ecology tools, and to link these patterns to processes and possible drivers. Most of my work falls within Antarctica and the Southern Oceanic Islands with an emphasis on the Prince Edward Islands group.
- Mentor Panels
These panels are held at major international conferences and are coordinated by
APECS members. Participation involves a 2-3 hour commitment on the day
of the panel meeting.
- Career Development Presentations
Short presentations at conferences/workshops with a question/answer period.
- One-on-One Mentoring
Email correspondence with APECS members regarding career advice (including
alternative careers in polar/cryospheric issues), research skills, data
management and occasional research-specific discussions/questions.
- Assisting with proposal development
- In-person meetings/conferences/seminars
- SCAR Open Science Conferences