Badru Mugerwa

PhD student

Department of Ecological Dynamics

Tel: 0049 (0) 30 5168 - 335

Short curriculum vitae

  • 10/2019-present: DAAD fellow & Doctoral candidate, ‘technische Universität Berlin  & Leibniz-IZW; Thesis: A pan tropical assessment of the impacts of habitat degradation on tropical forest terrestrial mammals
  • 06/2019-09/2019: DAAD fellow, Goethe Institute, Goettigen, Germany
  • 04/2019-05/2019: DAAD fellow, Goethe Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 04/2018-03/2019: Private biodiversity consultant, Kampala, Uganda
  • 01/2016-04/2018: MSc Biology (Wildlife Ecology), University of Western Ontario, Ontario, -Canada
  • 02/2014-09/2014: Postgraduate Diploma (International Wildlife Conservation Practice), Oxford University, Oxford, UK.
  • 08/2010-08/2013: MSc Biology (Forest ecology and Conservation), Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda.
  • 05/2009-12/2015: Principal Researcher TEAM Network, Bwindi Site, Uganda
  • 08/2004-06/2008: BSc Forestry at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
Research interests
  • Biodiversity
  • Camera trapping
  • Conservation
  • Ecology
  • Habitat degradation
  • Poaching
  • Protected areas
Selected publications

O'Brien TG, et al. (2019): Camera trapping reveals trends in forest duiker populations in African National Parks. REMOTE SENS ECOL CONSERV. doi:10.1002/rse2.132

Mugerwa B, et al. (2017): Increased foraging success or competitor avoidance? Diel activity of sympatric large carnivores. J MAMMOL 98, 1443-1452. doi:10.1093/jmammal/gyx090

Suraci JP, et al. (2017): A new Automated Behavioural Response system to integrate playback experiments into camera trap studies. METHODS ECOL EVOL 8, 957-964. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12711

Beaudrot L, et al. (2016): Standardized assessment of biodiversity trends in tropical forest protected areas: The end is not in sight. PLOS BIOL 14, e1002357. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002357