We are looking for cooperation!

By working together and utilizing distinct expertise, novel ideas may rapidly emerge that would have otherwise not become apparent by individuals or small groups. Furthermore, to efficiently problem-solve, collaborative projects can strive to be more ambitious due more areas of expertise and better coverage of fieldwork efforts. This way, collaborative science can contribute to a research question without as much time or financial burden by any single individual. For example, it is much easier to contribute on issues that are central to one’s skills/expertise than to build new expertise. Simultaneous knowledge gain for each contributor can be rapid because they learn from each other’s contributions on a shared problem. Finally, there are many ways to contribute productively on large-scale projects, such as data coding, data collection in the field, analysis, writing, conceptualization, design, coordination, etc. In such projects, all contributions are essential and valued, meaning that many areas and levels of expertise can contribute productively together: from senior expert to citizen scientist. Together we can achieve big things in shorebirds science and conservation.

We look forward working with shorebird enthusiasts from all over the world. This may include scientists, conservationists, PostDocs, PhD students, MSc students, interns and volunteers. Do get in touch with us.

Join us on this exciting journey!

Please contact Vojtěch for more information.

Vojtěch Kubelka
Scientific Coordinator of the ÉLVONAL SHOREBIRD SCIENCE




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New PhD  position is available now investigating sex role evolution, breeding ecology and conservation in shorebirds – full advertisement is available here


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Three year PhD studentship investigating breeeding ecology and evolution of shorebirds in Taiwan is now open – check here for full advertisement

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Our arctic shorebird project is looking for two enthusiastic volunteers for breathtaking Tobsed and Chuktoka study sites – check here for more details

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Engaged to shorebirds? Volunteer fieldwork position offers great possibility to gain experience worikng with shorebirds in Turov Meadow, Belarus – find out more about it

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New volunteer field assistant position working with breeding Kentish plover population in Maio, Cape Verde – find out more about it

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Volunteer field assistant position now avaliable as part of  research study on breeding shorebird populations in Tunisia – check here for more details


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New ÉLVONAL post-doc position now open on “Breeding system evolution in shorebirds”, University of Debrecen  – full advertisement available here


Volunteer field assistant position on Pheasant-tailed jacana in Thailand – Pannon University. Find out more about it

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Check out our latest PhD postition on sex role evolution and demography in shorebirds – read more about it

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