Projects per year
Mel Cosentino is a conservation biologist with a special interest in the impact of human activities on marine mammals. She earned her Biology Degree in Spain and her MRes in Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology in the UK. She has been involved in several projects related to human impact for almost 20 years. These include live captures for commercial display purposes, consumption, whale watching, and anthropogenic noise. This involvement is both in the scientific aspect as well as education and outreach. Mel collaborates with many researchers and NGO’s from around the world, and has conducted both land and boat-based cetacean research, with several publications in conferences and scientific journals. She is currently a PhD student at the University of Strathclyde, UK, studying the acoustic behaviour of harbour porpoises in the Firth of Clyde, in West Scotland. She is a truth seeker and a citizen of all of the seven kingdoms.
Master of Research, University of Aberdeen
Award Date: 30 Sep 2013
Bachelor of Applied Science, University of Malaga
Award Date: 10 Jul 2010
Chair Jairo Award Committee , Society for Conservation Biology, Marine Section1 Jul 2017 → …
Finance Officer , Society for Conservation Biology, Marine Section1 Jan 2014 → 1 Dec 2016
Soft And Small: Acoustic Transducers Inspired By Nature - SASATIN (EU European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant) | Cosentino, Melania
1/10/16 → 14/05/20
Project: Research - Internally Allocated
Cosentino, M., Schwarzbach, P., Tougaard, J., Nairn, D., Guarato, F., Jackson, J. & Windmill, J. F. C., 12 Dec 2019.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Poster › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile24 Downloads (Pure)
Cosentino, M., Guarato, F., Tougaard, J., Nairn, D., Jackson, J. C. & Windmill, J. F. C., 25 Jan 2019.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Poster › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile15 Downloads (Pure)
Mel Cosentino (Speaker)25 Apr 2019 → 28 Apr 2019
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk