Member Stories

Our members come from a range of different backgrounds and careers. Meet some of them here!

Sabrina Träger

University of Tartu


What advice would you give your younger self?

“Be open to different ideas, concepts, cultures, and people. Stay as focused as you are but don’t be afraid of detours as they are valuable and can be helpful in discovering what you really want and often widen the view on other aspects that you didn’t consider before.”

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Albert Pessarrodona

The University of Western Australia


What inspires you most about ecology?

“I am fascinated by the complexity of nature. I love the feeling when you get excited about a theory to explain a process or observation and you cannot sleep at night.”

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Marjorie Lundgren

Lancaster University


What inspires you most about ecology?

Its ubiquity. Ecology is not only an important component of most biological sciences, it also broadly influences the human experience by, for example, inspiring politics, sociology, economics, literature, etc.

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We feature member stories in every issue of our members magazine, The Niche. If you would like to be featured in our magazine please get in contact with Grace