Casper van LeeuwenDr. Casper H.A. van Leeuwen

Marie-S Curie Fellow focusing on the movement of plants and animals. I aim to understand how, why and when species move - and how their presence or absence affects communities and ecosystem functioning. Therefore I study ecology and evolution in freshwater ecosystems, using field- and lab-based experiments, population genetic analyses, radio-telemetry and advanced statistics.

Welcome to my website! Please do not hesitate to contact me. 

Contact information: 

Van Leeuwen Junior Group

Department of Aquatic Ecology, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, The Netherlands 
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Researchgate profile
Google scholar publication overview



Latest news
12 Feb - Presenting my newly accepted review paper at the Netherlands Annual Ecological Meeting
11 Feb - Welcoming two new students today on the seed dispersal experiments!
29 Jan - My review is now accepted! How alien plant species affect animal-mediated dispersal of native plants species
23 Jan - New publication on biotic resistance of aquatic plants in Frontiers in Plant Sciences - with Antonella Petruzella
14 Dec - Presenting my talk on dispersal at the annual BES conference: "Ecology Across Borders"
 1 Dec - Launched a Research Topic for Frontiers EcolEvol: "Animal-mediated dispersal in understudied systems".