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2. Rizzuto, M., Leroux, S. J., Vander Wal, E., Wiersma, Y. F., Heckford, T. R., and Balluffi-Fry, J. (2019). Patterns and potential drivers of intraspecific variability in the body C, N, P composition of a terrestrial vertebrate, the snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus). Ecology and Evolution, 9, 14453–14464. bioRxiv preprint

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1. Rizzuto, M., Carbone, C., Pawar, S. Bio-mechanical constraints on foraging reverse the scaling of activity rate among carnivores.

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2. Rizzuto, M., Leroux, S. J., Vander Wal, E., Wiersma, Y., Heckford, T. R., Balluffi-Fry, J. Life in a Limiting Environment. Ontogeny and Ecological Stoichiometry of Snowshoe hares (Lepus americanus) in the Boreal Forests of Newfoundland

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3. Rizzuto, M., Leroux, S. J., Vander Wal, E., Wiersma, Y., Heckford, T. R., Balluffi-Fry, J. Beyond Diffusion: Animal-Mediated Nutrient Transport at Different Spatial Scales

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Introduction to Biological Statistics

Undergraduate Course, Imperial College London, Department of Life Sciences, 2014

  • Demonstrator during the course’s lectures
  • Helped students learn basic and advanced R language
  • Facilitated Q&A sessions ahead of final exams

Macroecology and Climate Change

Graduate Course , Imperial College London - Silwood Park Campus, Department of Life Sciences, 2014

  • Demostrator during practical lectures
  • Assisted students in using Maxent to produce species distribution predictions under different climate change scenarios

Statistics

Graduate Course, Imperial College London - Silwood Park Campus, Department of Life Sciences, 2014

  • Demonstrator during laboratory practicals
  • Assisted students with R scripting and in developing statistical analyses

Behavioural Ecology

Undergraduate Course , Imperial College London, Department of Life Sciences, 2015

  • Demonstrator for the course’s practical laboratories
  • Assisted in laboratory setup for weekly practicals
  • Helped student setup and run analyses on data collected during the practicals

Ecology

Undergraduate Course, Imperial College London, Department of Life Sciences, 2015

  • Demonstrator for the course’s field trip to Silwood Park Campus
  • Helped students collect data and plan analyses for their final project

Principles of Biology

Undergraduate course, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Biology, 2017

  • Demonstrator during practical laboratories
  • Supported students during practical laboratories and in preparing exams
  • Invigilated midterm and final exams
  • Marked weekly lab reports

Principles of Ecology

Undergraduate Course, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Biology, 2018

  • Organized and run supporting activities for the course
  • Managed the online learning section of the course, developing weekly new content introducing students to preeminent ecologists
  • Provided administrative and academic support to students
  • Marked midterms and final exams