Arūnas Diškus

Current position:

  • – Associate Professor at the Department of Biology, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences.
  • – Member of the Research & Study programme “Ecological Management & Tropical Studies”.

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Fieldwork

   In total, 12 collecting trips or long term research expeditions to the Crimea (Ukraine), the Caucasus (Georgia), Central Asia (Turkmenistan, Tadzhikistan), India, Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, Ecuador, Peru, etc.

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Diplomas and certificates

  • – Diploma of Doctor of Biomedical Sciences, Zoology, 05B (Vilnius University, 2005).
  • – Diploma of Associate Professor (Docent) in Natural Sciences (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, 2012).

Scientific training (or scientific visits) abroad

  • – September 1994, Vienna Natural History Museum (Austria).
  • – November 1995 – February 1996, Copenhagen University, Department of Entomology (Denmark).
  • – December 1997 – February 1998, London Natural History Museum, Department of Entomology (Great Britain).
  • – December 2001 – January 2002, London Natural History Museum, Department of Entomology (Great Britain).

Scientific research

   Taxonomy, trophic relationships and global diversity of the smallest Lepidoptera: Tischeriidae and Nepticulidae (insects).

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Awards and grants

  • – Research Grant from the Prof. M. Hering Memorial Research Fund, England (2000).
  • – Research Grant from the European Union Fund SYS-Resource (EU–The NHM) (2001–2002).
  • – Laureate of Gebert Ruf Stifung Swiss Baltic Net Graduate Award (2005).
  • – Various research grants from the Research Foundation of the Research Council of Lithuania (incl. MIP-049/2011–2012).

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