OUR PROJECTS

Team Coordinators

Christian Vincenot, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Kyoto University

Fruit Bat Ecology & Conservation, Ecological Modelling

Anja Collazo, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Kyoto University

Cultural Sociology,  Animal Communication

Senior Members

Sophie "Topa" Petit, Ph.D.

 

Associate Professor, University of South Australia

Bat-flower interaction, Conservation Biology, Animal Ethics

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David Hill, Ph.D.

 

Adjunct Professor, Kyoto University

Insectivorous Bat Ecology, Bat Echolocation and Social Calls

Junior Members

Jason Hideki Preble
PhD Candidate, Kyoto University

Conservation ecology of Okinawa's endangered plant-roosting bats, Murina ryukyuana and Myotis yanbarensis

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Azmina Kamal
PhD student, Kyoto University

Ecological Roles of Bats in Japanese Agricultural and Suburban Landscapes

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Nur Izzati Abdullah
PhD student, Kyoto University

Ecosystem Services Provided by Bats in Rice Fields in Peninsular Malaysia

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Scott Jenkins
PhD student, Kyoto University


TBD

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Fay Taylor
MEXT Scholar, Kyoto University


TBD

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Aya Klos
Bachelor Student, Carleton College, USA


Seed dispersal in Pteropus bats

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Arthur Zucker
Master student, Sorbonne University (Paris, France)

Acoustic data processing, AI, software design

Past Members

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Weerach "Kura" Charerntantanakul 
Master student, Kyoto University
(from Shibata Lab.)

Bat-Agriculture Conflicts

Clément Apavou
Master student, Sorbonne University (Paris, France)

Acoustic data processing, AI, software design

Yuto Taki
Former Master student, Kyoto University
(from Inoue-Murayama Laboratory)

Flying Fox Population Genetics

Kentaro Kawagita
Former Bachelor student, Kyoto University

Bat-mediated seed dispersal

Masato Hashizume
Former PhD student, Kyoto University

Flying fox acoustic communication

Field Assistants

Yammie Leung-Maemori
Fieldwork assistant (Yaeyama) 

Life saver under any circumstances