Thies Büscher

Thies Büscher


CV

  • Since 2020 - Research assistant at Functional Morphology and Biomechanics, Zoological Institute, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
  • 2017-2020 - PhD studies, Functional Morphology and Biomechanics, Zoological Institute, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
  • 2017 - M. edu. In Chemistry and Biology at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
  • 2015 - B. Sc. in Chemistry and Biology at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
  • 2014 - 2016 - Student Assistant at Department of Limnology, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany

Research interests

  • Functional morphology, biomechanics and material composition of the attachment systems in stick and leaf insects (Phasmatodea) and other insects (see project, press release)
  • Morphology, phylogeny, ecology and biogeography (phylogeography) of Phasmatodea
  • Functional morphology and biomechanics of arthropods

Grants

  • 2020 - Open Access funding of Kiel University
  • 2020 - DAAD conference scholarship for XXVII Congress of Entomology, Helsinki, Finland
  • 2019 - Ian Abercrombie Foundation Award 2019 (Phasma)
  • 2019 - Ian Abercrombie Award 2019 (Phasmid study group)
  • 2018 - Frontiers in Zoology Award 2018
  • 2018 - Ian Abercrombie Foundation Award 2018 (Phasma)
  • 2018 - Society for Experimental Biologists Travel Grant Florence
  • 2018 - Open Access programme funding by Land Schleswig Holstein (for Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution)
  • 2017 - Open Access programme funding by Land Schleswig Holstein (for Zookeys)
  • 2016 - The Orthopterists’ Society, Orthoptera Speciesfile grant
  • 2014 - Ad Fontes! - Quellschutz in Schleswig-Holstein: Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs

Assistant Editor


Membership

  • Since 2021 - Committee Board Member: Phasmid Study Group
  • Since 2020 - Member of the DGaaE (German Society of general and applied Entomology)
  • Since 2017 - Society of Experimental Biologists (SEB)
  • Since 2016 - Society of German Zoologists (DZG)
  • Since 2015 - Ad Fontes!; nature conservancy of freshwater springs in Schleswig-Holstein
  • Since 2014 - Phasmid Study Group (PSG)
  • Since 2013 - Nederlandse werkgroep Phasmatodea (Phasma)

Teaching

  • Kommunikation in der Wissenschaft, MNF-biol-116
  • Exkursionen zur Formenkenntnis und Biologie von Tieren, MNF-biol-104/exbiol-305
  • Stämme des Tierreichs, MNF-biol-102
  • Exkursionen zur Formenkenntnis und Biologie von Tieren, MNF-biol-104/exbiol-305
  • Bestimmung von Tieren, MNF-biol-105
  • Kleingruppenprojekt Vernetzung, MNF-biol-119
  • Biologie der Insekten, MNF-biol-172

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