ROBERTO GARCÍA ROA
SCIENCE & CONSERVATION PHOTOGRAPHY
I am an evolutionary biologist deeply interested in understanding why nature works as it works. What a complex question, right? This is probably one of the oldest, though challenging questions that humans have tried to answer for thousands of years. To help solving this conundrum, my research work seeks to unravel how and why the environment and phylogenetic history of organisms shape natural and sexual selection, two key evolutionary processes that have been demonstrated critical to understand male and female life-histories, species richness, populations viability and species extinction rates.
I have worked with different research institutions across the globe. My publications cover several research fields, including ecology, evolution, animal behaviour, animal communication and physiology. I also appreciate a lot to increase knowledge on species natural history. My professional trajectory demonstrates a commitment to integrative research approaches that tackle scientific questions from multiple perspectives. In combination, my work shows an effort to both advancing theory and to contributing towards fundamental biological science.
During these years, I have presented my work at scientific congresses and events. I also enjoy managing this type of meetings. Complementary, I have been lucky enough to mentor undergraduate, MSc and PhD students with whom I have learnt a lot at .
Linking science and photography has led me to win different awards from International research institutions, such as the British Ecological Society, the Royal Society and BMC Ecology journal.
In science, the road is long, hard and beautiful. The conclusion is clear: there is no time for idleness!!!
Let's work together
- Postdoc fellow researcher: University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.
- PhD Biology: National Museum of Natural Sciences - CSIC, Madrid, Spain.
- MSc Biodiversity: Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain.
- Degree in Biology: Alcalá de Henares University, Madrid, Spain
ALL IMAGES © by Roberto García-Roa | 2021