News – Congratulations Dr Matt Struebig


Many congratulations to Dr Matt Struebig who has just been announced as the winner of the Faculty Prize for Early Career Research. Matt will receive his prize at an awards ceremony on 1st April.

Dr Struebig obtained his PhD in Community Ecology and Conservation Genetics in 2008 from Queen Mary University, after which he took up a post as ecologist (2008-9) and became Research Fellow at the University Brunei Darussalam (2009-2010). He joined the University of Kent in September 2010 as a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow and obtained his first lectureship, in SAC, in October 2013.

Dr Struebig has attracted over £767,000 of research funding awarded since his appointment in 2013, with his most recent awards covered in last month’s newsletter! He is currently managing two major research grants from NERC and the Leverhulme Trust and has published 15 new papers in peer-reviewed journals since his lectureship appointment  in 2013.

Further details on the University of Kent’s Research Prizes can be found here.