During my pre-doctoral period, I was awarded 8 scholarships/contracts obtained in competitive calls, including my main source of funding for the doctorate, and 10 awards/prizes:


12/01/2021- 10th edition of the AEET-SIBECOL Grants for research projects led by young researchers - "Gaining independence".


13/11/2019 - Best ornithology PhD Thesis in Spain for SEO/BirdLife.


12/07/2018 - Extraordinary Doctorate Award, academic year 2016/2017, Pablo de Olavide University (UPO).


27/03/2018 - Research Grants from the SEO/BirdLife - 2017 for the project ‘Efectos de la urbanización y cambios en el uso del suelo sobre la condición fisiológica de las aves silvestres’ (Effects of urbanization and land-use change on the physiological condition of wild birds).


30/11/2017 - Research Grants from the Spanish Society of Ethology and Evolutionary Ecology (SEEEE) - 2017 for the project ‘¿Azar o selección? Explicando el comportamiento de alimentación hematófago de los mosquitos’ (Chance or selection? Explaining the feeding behavior of hematophagous mosquitoes).


17/05/2016- Sponsorship Fund for Young Researchers, Promega Biotech Ibérica S.L. for young researchers.


28/08/2015 - EOU Fledgelings Talk Competition - 3rd place best oral presentation at the 10th Conference of the European Ornithologists' Union (EOU 2015) held in Badajoz (Spain) from 24 to 28 August, with the communication: Effects of landscape and mosquito community on malaria prevalence in wild house sparrows. Ferraguti M, Martínez-de la Puente J, Roiz D, Ruiz S, Soriguer R, J. Figuerola.


26/05/2014 - Best scientific paper PhD category, under the Severo Ochoa Estación Biológica de Doñana (EBD-CSIC) program with article: Ferraguti M. Martinez de la Puente J, J Muñoz, Roiz D, Ruiz S, Soriguer R, Figuerola J (2013) Avian Plasmodium in Culex mosquitoes and Ochlerotatus from southern Spain: effects of season and host-parasite dynamics on feeding source. PloS One 8: e66237.


21/11/2012 - Accesit award in the National Spanish "Certamen Universitario Arquímedes de Introducción a la Investigación Científica", organized by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport. Sponsors: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Superior Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Astrazeneca Foundation, Repsol Foundation.

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