Brett K. Sandercock

Position:    Senior Research Scientist

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 Telephone: 452 16 480
 E-mail: brett.sandercock@nina.no
 Department:Terrestrial ecology

Knowledge areas

Population ecology, population monitoring, conservation biology and behavioral ecology.

Personal Homepage: bksandercock.wordpress.com
Research Profile at Research Gate: www.researchgate.net/profile/Brett_Sandercock
Article Citations at Google Scholar: scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=SekUYG4AAAAJ

Key qualifications

Arctic, demography, harvest, migratory birds, ptarmigan, sensitive species, small game and wildlife.

Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia (1997).
  • Doctoral Candidate, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario (1992 to 1993).
  • Master of Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (1991).
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia (1988).

Experience
  • Senior Research Scientist, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA), Trondheim, Norway (2017 to present).
  • Professor of Wildlife Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas (2012 to 2017).
    Research Program: Population ecology of shorebirds, grouse and grassland birds.
  • Associate Professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas (2007 to 2012).
  • Visiting Research Scientist, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA), Trondheim, Norway (2009 to 2010).
  • Assistant Professor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas (2001 to 2007).
  • Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia (2000).
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California (1997 to 1999).

Languages

English, French, some Norwegian.

Worked in

Canada, Norway, Paraguay, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela

Conference contributions
  • Plenary Lecture, International Grouse Symposium (12th), Matsumoto, Japan (2012).
  • Plenary Lecture, Western Hemisphere Shorebird Group (4th), Simon Fraser University (2011).

Honours
  • Avian Conservationist of the Year, Kansas Ornithological Society (2017). Prize for life-time contributions to ornithology in Kansas, USA
  • Publication award for outstanding article, The Wildlife Society (2016). Award made for Winder et al. 2015. Ecosphere 6:art166.
  • Honorary life member, Cooper Ornithological Society (2015). Prize made for contributions as Series Editor for Studies in Avian Biology, a book series in ornithology.
  • Publication award for outstanding article, The Wildlife Society (2014). Award made for McNew et al. 2012. Journal of Wildlife Management 76:987-1000.
  • Edwards prize for best article, Wilson Ornithological Society (2010). Award made for Kaler et al. 2010. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122:1-14.
  • Fellow, American Ornithologists' Union (2009).
  • Elective member, American Ornithologists' Union (2001).

Professional societies

American Ornithological Society, British Ecological Society, International Wader Study Group, Society of Canadian Ornithologists and The Wildlife Society.

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