Personal details

Kaja Bałazy

Department of Marine Ecology
Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences
Powstańcow Warszawy 55
81-712 Sopot, Poland
tel: +48 58 7311696

  • 2014-present - Ph.D. student in Interdisciplinary Polar Studies, Centre for Polar Studies KNOW (Leading National Research Centre), Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Marine Ecology
  • 2013-2015 - Postgraduate studies in Valorisation and protection of natural areas, University of Gdansk
  • 2012-2014 - M.Sc. in Biology, Faculty of Animals Ecology, University of Gdansk. M.Sc. thesis: "The variability of haematological parameters in Mute Swans (Cygnus olor) residing in the Tricity beaches area".
  • 2009-2012 - B.Sc. in Biology, University of Gdansk, Poland
Scientific interest
  • Ecology of Arctic zooplankton and seabirds
  • Phenology
  • Behavioral ecology
Professional experience
  • 2016 - PERMANOVA+ course, Auckland, New Zeland
  • 2016 - AREX summer cruise R/V Oceania, Hornsund, Spitsbergen
  • 2016 - STATISTICA training course, StatSoft, Krakow, Poland
  • 2015 - Big Black Box Workshop: Marine ecological processes during the polar night UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromso, Norway
  • 2015 - Interdisciplinary Polar Studies in Svalbard (IPSiS) Meeting – Field Workshop in Longyearbyen Area, University Centre in Svalbard & Centre for Polar Studies, Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
  • 2015 - AREX summer cruise R/V Oceania, Hornsund, Spitsbergen
  • 2015 - MOSJ cruise R/V Lance, Kongsfjorden, Spitsbergen
Grants and awards
  • 2016-2020 - Influence of relationship between protists and zooplankton on Svalbard planktivorous birds population (SEAPOPII) (3605/SEAPOP/2016/2). Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (project investigator)
  • 2016-2017 - Isfjorden Marine Observatory Svalbard (IMOS) (3550/Norway/2016/2) (project investigator)
  • 2016 - Travel Grant Award for the ASLO 2016 Summer Meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Selected presentations