12.03.1977
pille.gerhold@ut.ee
12.03.1977−12.07.2008 Urbas, Pille
Lab of Phylogenetic Ecology and Tropical Biology (http://kodu.ut.ee/~urbasp/lab.html)

Career

Institutions and positions
2016–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Senior Researcher (1,00)
2011–2013   
Radboud University, the Netherlands, Guest researcher (1,00)
2009–2015   
University of Tartu, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Researcher (1,00)
2006–2009   
University of Tartu, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Post-doc (1,00)
2002–2004   
Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil, various scientific projects (1,00)
2001–2005   
University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, Research assistent (1,00)
1999–1999   
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich), Research assistent (1,00)
1998–1998   
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich), Research assistent (1,00)
 
 
Education
2001–2005   
Dr.rer.nat., University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
2000–2001   
Holder of Swiss Government Scholarship, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich)
1999–2001   
MSc (Plant Ecology and Ecophysiology), University of Tartu, Estonia
1995–1999   
BSc (Biology), University of Tartu, Estonia
1984–1995   
Miina Härma Gymnasium, Tartu, Estonia
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2018−...   
MC Substitute of National Coordinator of COST Action CA17127 (Building on scientific literacy in evolution towards scientifically responsible Europeans)
2007−...   
ERASMUS co-ordinator, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu
2017−2018   
PI in grant "Evolutionary effects of trophic levels on phylogenetic diversity of plant communities", funded by Estonian-French science and technology cooperation program PARROT
2016−2016   
Invited plenary speaker at the 59th annual symposium of IAVS
2015−2015   
Judge of the young scientist award at the 58th annual symposium of IAVS
 
 
Additional information
Since 2019: Teaching the course "Insect Ecology", University of Tartu;
Since 2018: Teaching the course "Phylogenetic Trees in Ecology and Evolution", University of Tartu;
Since 2018: Teaching practicals of the course "Using Statistics in Ecology", University of Tartu;
Since 2015: Teaching the course "Tropical Biology", University of Tartu;
Supervised 12 Bachelor theses, 4 Master theses, co-supervised 1 PhD thesis;
Referee for science foundations: National Science Foundation of USA, National Research Foundation of South Africa, Rufford Foundation, Eesti Teadusfond;
Referee for ca. 30 scientific journals (ca. 60 manuscripts), incl. Nature Ecology and Evolution, Ecology Letters, New Phytologist, Global Ecology and Biogeography, Journal of Ecology, Ecology, Ecography, Scientific Reports, The American Naturalist;

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2015, Pille Gerhold, IAVS scholarship to participate at the 58th annual symposium
2005, Pille Gerhold, Scholarship of the World Federation of Scientists (WFS)
2004, Pille Gerhold, 1st price in poster presentation, Society for Tropical Ecology (GTÖ), Bayreuth, Germany
2003, Pille Gerhold, 1st price in oral presentation. Society for Tropical Ecology (GTÖ). Rostock, Germany
1999, Pille Gerhold, 3rd price in contest of students' research studies, Ministry of Education and Research of Estonia
1998, Pille Gerhold, Diploma in contest of students' research studies, Ministry of Education and Research of Estonia
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B250 Entomology, plant parasitology
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.4. Ecology, Biosystematics and -physiology; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B270 Plant ecology
 
 

Dissertations under supervision

Supervised dissertations

Publications

Category
Year
Publication
 
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.3.
2019
3.4.
2019
3.4.
2019
1.1.
2018
3.4.
2018
3.4.
2018
3.4.
2018
5.2.
2018
3.4.
2017
3.4.
2017
3.4.
2016
3.4.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
5.2.
2015
1.1.
2014
1.1.
2014
5.2.
2014
1.1.
2013
1.1.
2013
5.2.
2013
5.2.
2013
5.2.
2013
1.1.
2012
1.1.
2012
5.2.
2012
1.1.
2011
5.2.
2011
1.1.
2010
5.2.
2009
1.1.
2008
1.1.
2008
5.2.
2008
1.1.
2007
3.1.
2007
2.3.
2004
5.2.
2004
5.2.
2003
1.1.
2000
1.1.
2000
2.11.2019
12.03.1977
pille.gerhold@ut.ee
12.03.1977−12.07.2008 Urbas, Pille
Fülogeneetilise ökoloogia ja troopikabioloogia töörühm (http://kodu.ut.ee/~urbasp/lab.html)

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
2016–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, ökoloogia ja maateaduste instituut, Vanemteadur (1,00)
2011–2013   
Radboud´i Ülikool, Holland, külalisteadur (1,00)
2009–2015   
Tartu Ülikool, Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, teadur (1,00)
2006–2009   
Tartu Ülikool, Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, järeldoktor (1,00)
2002–2004   
Pernambuco Ülikool (UFPE), Brasiilia, erinevad teadusprojektid (1,00)
2001–2005   
Kaiserslautern'i Ülikool (Technische Universität Kaiserslautern), Saksamaa, teadur (1,00)
1999–1999   
Šveitsi Riiklik Tehnikaülikool (ETH Zürich), assistent (1,00)
1998–1998   
Šveitsi Riiklik Tehnikaülikool (ETH Zürich), assistent (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
2001–2005   
Dr.rer.nat., Kaiserslautern'i Ülikool (Technische Universität Kaiserslautern), Saksamaa
2000–2001   
Šveitsi riiklik stipendiaat, Šveitsi Riiklik Tehnikaülikool (ETH Zürich)
1999–2001   
MSc (taimeökoloogia ja ökofüsioloogia), Tartu Ülikool
1995–1999   
BSc (bioloogia), Tartu Ülikool
1984–1995   
Miina Härma Gümnaasium
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2018−...   
Projekti COST Action CA17127 (Building on scientific literacy in evolution towards scientifically responsible Europeans) Eesti koordinaatori asendaja
2007−...   
ERASMUS koordinaator, Ökoloogia- ja Maateaduste Instituut, Tartu Ülikool
2017−2018   
Eesti-Prantsuse teadus- ja tehnoloogiaalase koostööprogrammi PARROT grandi (Evolutionary effects of trophic levels on phylogenetic diversity of plant communities) hoidja
2016−2016   
Kutsutud plenaaresineja IAVS 59. aastakonverentsil
2015−2015   
Noorteadlase auhinna kohtunik IAVS 58. aastakonverentsil
 
 
Lisainfo
Alates 2019: Kursuse "Putukaökoloogia" õppejõud, Tartu Ülikool;
Alates 2018: Kursuse "Fülogeneesipuude rakendused ökoloogias ja evolutsioonis" õppejõud, Tartu Ülikool;
Alates 2018: Kursuse "Katseandmete analüüs" praktikumi õppejõud, Tartu Ülikool;
Alates 2015: Kursuse "Troopikabioloogia" vastutav õppejõud, Tartu Ülikool;
Juhendamisel kaitstud 12 bakalaureusetööd, 4 magistritööd, kaasjuhendmisel 1 doktoritöö;
Retsensent teadusfondidele: National Science Foundation of USA, National Research Foundation of South Africa, Rufford Foundation, Eesti Teadusfond;
Retsensent ca. 30 teadusajakirjale (ca. 60 käsikirja), sh. Nature Ecology and Evolution, Ecology Letters, New Phytologist, Global Ecology and Biogeography, Journal of Ecology, Ecology, Ecography, Scientific Reports, The American Naturalist;

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2015, Pille Gerhold, IAVS stipendium 58. aastakonverentsil osalemiseks
2005, Pille Gerhold, Maailma teadlaste föderatsiooni (WFS) stipendium
2004, Pille Gerhold, I koht postri eest, Society for Tropical Ecology (GTÖ), Bayreuth, Saksamaa
2003, Pille Gerhold, I koht ettekande eest, Society for Tropical Ecology (GTÖ), Rostock, Saksamaa
1999, Pille Gerhold, III koht üliõpilaste teadustööde riiklikul konkursil, Eesti Haridus- ja Teadusministeerium
1998, Pille Gerhold, Diplom üliõpilaste teadustööde riiklikul konkursil, Eesti Haridus- ja Teadusministeerium
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B250 Entomoloogia, taimede parasitoloogia
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.4. Ökoloogia, biosüstemaatika ja -füsioloogia; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B270 Taimeökoloogia

Juhendamisel väitekirjad

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.3.
2019
3.4.
2019
3.4.
2019
1.1.
2018
3.4.
2018
3.4.
2018
3.4.
2018
5.2.
2018
3.4.
2017
3.4.
2017
3.4.
2016
3.4.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
5.2.
2015
1.1.
2014
1.1.
2014
5.2.
2014
1.1.
2013
1.1.
2013
5.2.
2013
5.2.
2013
5.2.
2013
1.1.
2012
1.1.
2012
5.2.
2012
1.1.
2011
5.2.
2011
1.1.
2010
5.2.
2009
1.1.
2008
1.1.
2008
5.2.
2008
1.1.
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3.1.
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2.3.
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5.2.
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5.2.
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1.1.
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1.1.
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2.11.2019
  • Found 8 results
ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
ETFETF7610Loss of biodiversity in fragmented plant communities01.01.200831.12.2011Aveliina HelmUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)56 835,44 EUR
ETFETF8613Large- and small-scale variation in phylogenetic diversity in dynamic plant communities01.01.201131.12.2014Pille GerholdUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University40 800,00 EUR
PUT; PUT_OPPUT1006Macroecological and evolutionary determinants of community phylogenetic and functional diversity01.01.201631.12.2019Pille GerholdUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences242 400,00 EUR
MUULLOOM15083Smart biodiversity conservation in Estonian natural and managed forests: ecoinformatical solutions case-study in Southern Estonia01.09.201531.08.2018Meelis PärtelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences146 250,00 EUR
SFSF0180095s08Aspects of biodiversity in plants: links to large- and small-scale processes01.01.200831.12.2013Meelis PärtelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University923 465,28 EUR
SFSF0182551s03Plant evolution, diversity, distribution, and function in ecosystems01.01.200331.12.2007Meelis PärtelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Biology and Geography376 439,61 EUR
IUTIUT20-29Dark diversity: taxonomic, phylogenetic, functional and genetic levels in dynamic plant communities01.01.201431.12.2019Meelis PärtelUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences1 138 200,00 EUR
ETFETF9223Extinction debt and colonization credit: contrasting phenomena in changing landscapes01.01.201231.12.2015Aveliina HelmUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University48 000,00 EUR