|Full name + titles:||Jasper Arend Jan Eikelboom MSc MA|
science, education, animal ecology, mathematics, machine learning, high performance computing
PhD Candidate at the Resource Ecology Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Research on animal movement with the goal to infer the animals' internal state and surrounding environmental conditions. A hypotheses-free and data-driven study that works towards a deep and fundamental understanding of animal movement, but with an immediate goal to automatically detect poachers in a savanna with sensor-tagged ungulates. Promotor: prof. dr. Herbert Prins. Partners: IBM, MTN, Welgevonden Game Reserve, ESA & JADS.
2nd degree Mathematics and Arithmetic teacher at the first three years of pre-university secondary education at Ostrea Lyceum in Goes, The Netherlands.
1st degree Geography teacher at the final three years of pre-university secondary education & 2nd degree Mathematics teacher and mentor at the first three years of pre-university secondary education at CSG Reggesteyn in Nijverdal, The Netherlands.
Intern ethologist at AAP, Sanctuary for Exotic Animals in Almere, The Netherlands. Research on the effect of an intervention on the reduction of abnormal behaviour in ex-laboratory chimpanzees.
Intern biodiversity researcher at the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency in Bilthoven, The Netherlands and Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Statistical literature research about the indirect effects of infrastructure on biodiversity by performing a systematic review and meta-analyses.
Mathematics test author at Cito in Arnhem, The Netherlands. Mathematical questions for Harvard University (USA) grade 7 and 8 & the secondary education VAS-tests.
Tutor and homework coach at Studiekring in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands. Pre-university secondary education in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and geography & homework coach for multiple students at the same time.
2nd degree Geography teacher at the first year of pre-university secondary education at Vechtdal College in Hardenberg, The Netherlands.
Intern 2nd degree Geography teacher at the three first years of pre-university secondary education at Vechtdal College in Hardenberg, The Netherlands.
MA(Ed): Geography Education, Utrecht University. Educational Master for 1st degree Geography teacher in pre-university secondary education.
MSc: Environmental Biology, Utrecht University. Specialized in Conservation Biology (Ecology and Natural Resource Management & Behavioural Ecology program), thesis on Overpopulation (supervisor: prof. ir. Klaas van Egmond).
BSc: Earth Sciences, Utrecht University. Specialized in Climatology and Biogeology (bèta-plus-Biology program), thesis in Paleontology (supervisor: prof. dr. Jelle Reumer).
BSc(Ed): Geography Education, Utrecht University. Educational Minor for 2nd degree Geography teacher in pre-university secondary education.
- Benítez-López A., Alkemade R., Schipper A.M., Ingram D.J., Verweij P.A., Eikelboom J.A.J. & Huijbregts M.A.J. (2017). The impact of hunting on tropical mammal and bird populations. Science 356(6334): 180-183.
- Eikelboom J.A.J. & Wind J. (2014). Overpopulation. Smartphone and tablet app. Available at the App Store.
- Eikelboom J.A.J. (2013). An essay on the ecological and socio-economic effects of the current and future global human population size. MSc thesis. Available at the Utrecht University Repository.
Board member and Facebook administrator at Overpopulation Awareness in Valkenswaard, The Netherlands. The goal of the foundation is to convince the Dutch citizen of the fact that overpopulation is the main cause of serious problems and should therefore be handled with priority.
Animal caretaker at Amigos del Perro in Poago, Langreo and Serin, Spain. Taking care of dogs and cats under bad conditions in animal shelters for one month during three summer holidays.
Basics of beekeeping at Apeldoorn, The Netherlands. Course of the Dutch Beekeepers Association with four theory lessons, eight practical lessons and an exam.
Observing behaviour at Utrecht University and BPRC Rijswijk, The Netherlands. Two-week course about observing and studying the behaviour of crab-eating macaques in an animal laboratory.
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My horse, dogs and triathlon.