Federica Rossetto

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
+34 985103000 (Ext. 5944)

Academic history

  • 2019-present: PhD student at the Biodiversity Research Institute . PhD Supervisor: Paola Laiolo.
  • 2017-2018: Master in Biodiversity and Conservation Biology at Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain.
  • 2014-2016: Master in Natural Systems at Turin University, Italy.
  • 2010-2014: Degree in Physics at Turin University, Italy.

Research interests

The aim of my PhD project is to study the evolution of social mimicry through acoustic and visual traits. I am focusing on three taxa: bumblebees (Insecta, Apidae, Bombini), grasshoppers (Insecta, Orthoptera, Acridoidea) and passerines (Aves, Passeriformes).