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Designation: Assistant Professor

Department: Zoology

Type of Appointment: Contract Basis

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Educational Qualifications: M.Sc.

Years of Teaching Experience: 03 years Research experience

Subjects Taught: Zoology, Environmental Science

Areas of Interest: Ecology, Biodiversity, Conservation Science

Research Papers Published/Presented (Paper title, Publication Name/Conference Name, page number, volume, month and year):

Research Paper:
Sail, P; Borkar, M.; Shaikh, I. & Pal, A. (2021). Faunal diversity of an insular crepuscular cave of Goa, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(2): 17630-17638.

Poster Presentation:
Presented a poster on ‘Speleobiological studies on a cave dwelling species of Horseshoe bat and other fauna from Divar Island, Tiswadi, Goa’ at the Student Conference on Conservation Science held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru between 15th and 18th October 2019.

Apte, D., R. Khot, S. Bajaru, R. Pitale, S. Jain, a. Lokhande, S. Sankpal, P. Noronha, T. Mundra, P. Chogale, K. Chandel&P. Sail (2018): Monitoring and mitigating the impacts of Mumbai Trans –Harbour Link on flamingos and other avifauna and formulating a conservation blueprint for the Sewri-Nhava seascape. First year report. Submitted to Mangrove and Marine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation of Maharashtra, pp. 1 -47.

Popular Science Articles:
What doEagle Owls eat? How is owl diet studied? for EcoRE (2021)

Bengal Florican: An elusive birds’ disappearing act. For EcoRE(2021)

Awards and Honours:
Gold Medal for academic excellence (highest score at MSc) Zoology Department, Goa University. (2018)

C. X. Furtado Medal for academic excellence Zoology Department, Goa University. (2018)

Bursary for poster presentation at Student Conference on Conservation Science Bengaluru, India. (2019)

Extracurricular activities/hobbies: Natural History Illustrator, Writer, Science Communication