Clara Espinosa

Predoctoral researcher

Instituto Mixto de Investigación en Biodiversidad
Universidad de Oviedo, Campus de Mieres
Edificio de Investigación – 5ª planta
c/ Gonzalo Gutiérrez Quirós s/n
33600 Mieres, Asturias. Spain.

Academic history

  • 2021-present: PhD student at the Biodiversity Research Unit. PhD Supervisor: Borja Jiménez-Alfaro.
  • 2018-2020: Master in Conservation Biology at Lund University, Sweden.
  • 2012-2016: Degree in Environmental Biology at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

Research interests

The aim of my PhD project is to study regeneration traïts in alpine vegetation. I am focusing on how seed traits (morphological, physiological and biochemical)are influenced by environmental factors and consequently, shape species composition and abudances at community level.