09.2013 – 12.2017
School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick: PhD in Biological Sciences
04.2015 – 09.2016
Learning and Development Centre, University of Warwick: Postgraduate Award in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
09.2013 – 09.2016
School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick: Postgraduate Certificate in Transferable Skills in Science
09.2012 – 08.2013
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The University of Sheffield:
MSc (Eng) Biological and Bioprocess Engineering
09.2009 – 07.2012
School of Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton: BSc Marine Biology with Oceanography
09.2006 – 05.2009
International Baccalaureate World School no. 1309: IB Diploma Programme
Awards and scholarships
09.2013 – 03.2017
Natural Environment Research Council PhD Studentship "to receive training in research methods and to undertake a programme of research in a specific scientific area"
British Mass Spectrometry Society John Beynon Conference and Travel Grant "towards attending the Gordon Research Seminar and Conference Marine Microbes 2016 to promote and disseminate knowledge of mass spectrometry”
Society of Applied Microbiology Scientific Meeting Attendance Grant "towards attending the Gordon Research Seminar and Conference Marine Microbes 2016"
Royal Society of Biology Early Career Travel Grant "towards attending the Gordon Research Seminar and Conference Marine Microbes 2016"
Amgen Scholars Alumni Travel Award "to support the ongoing scientific development of Amgen Scholars Programme Alumni, by supporting attendance at scientific meetings, conferences and workshops"
Abigail Salyers Scholarship awarded to a female graduate student to enable participation in the Microbial Diversity course at the Marine Biological Laboratory
09.2012 – 08.2013
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Studentship Masters Training Grant awarded to top 3 UK/EU students for pursuing the MSc (Eng) Biological and Bioprocess Engineering course
University of Southampton Graduate Passport Award in recognition of participating in and organising various extra-curricular activities
Amgen Scholars BCUR funding awarded to six Amgen Scholars Programme alumni to attend and present at the British Conference for Undergraduate Research 2012 at the University of Warwick
School of Ocean and Earth Science Progression Scholarship “for excellent marks in first year examinations” awarded to top 10 students of the School of Ocean and Earth Science
02.2007 – 02.2009
Semiannual Mayor's Scholarship “for excellent marks at school during previous semester, exceptional personality and numerous extra-curricular activities”
Internships and courses
Introduction to Metabolomics for the Environmental Scientist, Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre
07.2015 – 08.2015
Microbial Diversity course, Marine Biological Laboratory
03.2012 – 04.2012
Study China Programme, Zhejiang University
07.2011 – 09.2011
Amgen Scholars European Programme 2011, University of Cambridge
06.2010 – 07.2010
Internship at the Hel Marine Institute, University of Gdansk
Personal Survival Techniques, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility, certified by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency
09.2013 – 09.2017
PhD project: Opening up the black box of marine phototroph-heterotroph interactions.
07.2015 – 08.2015
Microbial Diversity project: Diversity of soil microorganisms: Interactions between novel isolates
11.2012 – 08.2013
MSc project: Treating algal blooms with microbubbles: effect of pH, glucose, flow rate and CO2 percentage on Synechocystis sp. PCC-6803 blooms.
11.2011 – 03.2012
BSc project: Biological functions of GFP-like proteins in Acropora nobilis from Heron Island, Australia.
07.2011 – 09.2011
Amgen Scholars Programme at the University of Cambridge: Influence of the presence of symbiotic bacteria on algal lipid production.
Fieldwork project: Abundance of Spirorbis spp. on Fucus serratus at Dale Beach, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
06.2008 – 09.2008
Extended Essay: Study of flash flood threat in the Nad Radunią residential settlement in Pruszcz Gdański, Poland.
Group 4 project: Eutrophication in the Nowy Port area of the Baltic Sea.
Conferences and symposia
06.2016 Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products Symposium X at the University of Warwick
06.2016 Marine Microbiome: Discovery & Innovation in Berlin, Germany
06.2016 Gordon Research Seminar and Conference Marine Microbes 2016 in Girona, Spain
04.2016 Life Sciences Postgraduate Symposium 2016 at the University of Warwick
12.2015 Molecular Microbial Ecology Group Meeting at Imperial College London
07.2015 Celebration of Discovery at the Marine Biological Laboratory
06.2015 Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products Symposium IX at the University of Warwick
06.2015 Postgraduate Research Showcase at the University of Warwick
03.2015 Life Sciences Postgraduate Symposium 2015 at the University of Warwick
05.2014 Life Sciences Postgraduate Symposium 2014 at the University of Warwick
11.2013 Science – Polish Perspectives at the University of Cambidge
08.2013 Student Symposium at the University of Sheffield
10.2012 Science – Polish Perspectives at the University of Oxford
03.2012 British Conference of Undergraduate Research at the University of Warwick
09.2011 Amgen Scholars European Symposium 2011 at the University of Cambridge
Dabrowska, A., Mateos, L.D. (2013) ‘State of global fisheries – management policies’, Contemporary Economy, 4 (2), 11-24 (peer reviewed)
Dabrowska, A., (2012) ‘State of global fisheries – trends and predictions’, Contemporary Economy, 3 (3), 25-36 (peer reviewed)
Dabrowska, A., Horst, I., Smith, A. (2011) ‘Algae and bacteria symbiosis – the future of biofuels?’, in: Amgen Scholars European Symposium 2011 Abstract Book, Cambridge, 15
Additional skills, interests
- PADI Rescue Diver & Enriched Air Diver
- EITCA Information Technologies Telework Competencies and Key Competencies certificates
- 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Congress of Polish Student Societies delegate
- The Kings Foundation Ambassador