Biljana Macura

Biljana Macura

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Title: Research Fellow

Centre: Stockholm

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    Biljana Macura joined SEI Stockholm in January 2016 as a Research Fellow. In this position, she is working with the MISTRA EviEM project on evidence synthesis in the field of environmental management. She is currently conducting a systematic review that explores how shoreline development may affect early life stages of fish and she is involved in two other systematic reviews on forest management.

    Biljana is an environmental social scientist with interdisciplinary background and various scientific interests. She has prior experience in evidence synthesis and systematic review methods in biodiversity governance. Her research interests also include forest governance and conservation policy, political ecology and ecological economics.

    Biljana holds a PhD in forest policy from University of Padova, Italy and Bangor University, United Kingdom. Her PhD research includes governance effectiveness of forest protected areas, with a focus on tiger conservation in Central Indian Highlands. She investigated how different conservation governance modes, local institutional arrangements and top-down conservation interventions influence conservation success. Prior to this, Biljana received a MSc (2010) in Environmental Studies from ICTA, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain and Hamburg University of Technology, Germany and a BSc in Ecology (2006) from University of Belgrade, Serbia.


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