Noon Bushra Eltahir Ahmed

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STUDIES APPLIED FOR PhD research scholarship

WORK EXPERIENCE

14 Jun 2010–Present    Lecturer

University of Khartoum, Khartoum (Sudan)

  • Teaching
  • Deliver practical session.
  • Guiding field work for all

Oct 2016–Dec 2016    Lecturer

University of Bahri, Faculty of Biotechnology and industrial science, (Part-time), Khartoum (Sudan)

  • Deliver course of introductory population genetics for fifth

Jun 2013–Aug 2013    Research Assistant

The Leibniz institute for Zoo and Wild life Research, Berlin (Germany)

  • Worked with staff member of Evolutionary Ecology department, Monitoring of wildlife, especially the use of field technique (Camera trap, telemetry and GPS- collar), knowledge of the stable isotope ecology of wildlife (sample collection from Berlin Museum of Natural history), participated in a project to establish a method to measure morphologic traits of free ranging animals using digital photographs, videos, and video image editing software and estimate population sizes of animals using MARK software program

Nov 2008–Nov 2009    Research assistant

The National Centre for Research, Environment and Natural, Department of Environment and Pollution, Khartoum (Sudan)

  • Worked with staff member to investigate the contamination of sewage water, using microscopy identification of the

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Feb 2020- Jul2020        Research period at University of Potsdam, Faculty of Science.

Aug 2017–Aug 2017    DNA barcoding for taxonomy (Systematics) conservation, forensics and ecology of wild life animals,

Universit of khartoum, khartoum (Sudan)

  • collaboration with Southern Illinois university Feb2017 Monitoring and Analysis of Ecological Data

Training and information Unit, Faulty of Forestry, University of Khartoum, collaboration with Harvard University

1 Nov 2015–5 Nov 2015    Linux foundation.

University of Khartoum, Khartoum (Sudan)

Feb 2012–Feb 2015    Master Degree of Science (Zoology / Animal behaviour )

University of Khartoum, Khartoum (Sudan)

May 2010–May 2010    Diploma on Human Resource Personnel Management

Cambridge International College, Sudan.

2003–2008    Bachelor of Science (HONOURS) Zoology – Advance Ecology.

University of Khartoum, Faculty of Sience, Department of Zoology

  • Class of award: First
  • Courses:
  • Fifth year (Zoology) Biostatistics, Technique in Zoology, Wild Life, Desert Life and Advance Ecology and graduation project: Some Chemical Qualities of Drinking Water in
  • Fourth Year (Zoology) Parasitology, Insect Ecology & Behaviour, Physiology & Biochemistry, Behaviour Ecology, Molecular Genetics and
  • Third Year (Zoology) Protozoology, Entomology, Physiology & Biochemistry, Basic Ecology, Animal Diversity in Sudan, Behaviour and Principle of
  • Second Year (General Biology) Plant and animal development, Principle of Ecology, principle of Genetics and
  • First Year (General Biology) Biological Concepts, Diversity of Life Forms and Principle of

Dec 2007–Mar 2008    Training

Sudan Geological Authority, Chemical laboratory and Khartoum State Water Corporation in Almogran., Khartoum (Sudan)

Laboratory analysis for final year project ( Some Chemical Qualities of Drinking Water in Khartoum State) – used chemicals analysis to test the presents of Total dissolved solids, Nitrate, Sulphate and lead in samples of drinking water from both wells and White Nile treated water and compare it with WHO base guide line and the Sudanese Standard.

1 Aug 2007–23 Aug 2007   Importance of Fish Aquatic Agriculture and Tools.

Ministry of science and Technology, Authority Research of Animal Resource, Fishes Research Centre, Khartoum (Sudan)

  • Attending training course on Importance of Fish Aquatic Agriculture and

13 Aug 2005–29 Aug 2005   Rote nodule bacteria and its uses.

The National Center for Research Environmental and Natural Resources Research Institute, Department of Biofertilzation

  • Attending training course on Rote nodule bacteria and its

2000–2003    Sudanese Secondary School Certificate (SSSC).

PERSONAL SKILLS

Mother tongue(s)    Arabic

UNDERSTANDING

SPEAKING

WRITING

Listening

Reading

Spoken interaction

Spoken production

Other language(s)


English                    B2                             B2                            B1                            B1                            B2

Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user - B1 and B2: Independent user - C1 and C2: Proficient user Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Communication skills   ▪ Good communication skill with with German scientists during Master degree research in Naturkundi Museum and Institute of zoo and wild life – Berlin (June -August 2013)

  • Good communication skills with participants on Topical Biology Association course held in Uganda (June -July 2009).

Organisational / managerial skills  ▪ Leadership for students in fieldwork.

  • Information officer, worked with website (Information Technology officer), Organized meeting, workshops, lectures and

Job-related skills    ▪ Responsible for classification of Birds in Sudan.

Digital skills                                                                          SELF-ASSESSMENT

Information processing

Communication

Content creation

Safety

Problem solving

Proficient user

Proficient user

Independent user

Independent user

Independent user

Digital skills - Self-assessment grid

Other skills     Familiar with Microsoft Package and Internet:

Words– for essays and reports; Power Point for project presentation, Excel– Data entry, Photoshop and Graphs and Jomala Soft ward

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Publications    ▪ Noon Bushra Eltahir, Dawi Musa Hamed.2015. Breeding habits and nesting success of the Village Weaver Ploceuscucullatus, at Khartoum, Sudan. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064 Index Copernicus Value (2013): 6.14 | Impact Factor (2015):

6.391.

  • Noon Bushra Eltahir & Dawi Musa Hammad Abstract: Breeding Habits and Nesting Success of Village Weavers (Spotted–Backed) Ploceus cucullatus at Soba Region, Khartoum State Sudan. At The Tropical Biology Association African Alumni Group — TAAG — Maiden African student’s conference.
  • Noon Bushra 2012. Poster: Some Chemical Qualities of Drinking Water in Khartoum State. Annual conference of postgraduate studies and scientific research basic science and engineering studies at Friend ship hall, Khartoum.
  • N.Y&Eltahir. N.B. 2012. Host Selectivity by Cicada for Final Stage of Moulting. Sudan Journal of Science (SJS).

Memberships    ▪ African Bird Club (ABC) 2012- Present .

Courses     ▪ Complete online training course of the H3ABioNet Introduction to Bioinformatics (IBT) from (May –August 2017).

  • Tropical Biology Association (TBA), Field course in tropical ecology and conservation in Kibale forest and Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda, and field research on (Host Selectivity by Cicada for Final Stage of Moulting).(June -July 2009).

Honours and awards    ▪ Scholar, Deutscher Akademischer Austausch dienst (DAAD).

Conferences    ▪ Attending conference on "Diversity_scientific and Social Perspective" Khartoum Sudan at Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. (30th Jan- 1st Feb 2018).

  • Attending workshop on Establishing a Network of Long- Term Ecological Research in Sudan

at Training and information Unit, Faulty of Forestry, University of Khartoum (February 2017).

  • Attending Graduate pathway to success workshop on Writing with integrity, Department of Zoology, Faulty of Science, University of Khartoum (June 2015).
  • Attending workshop on The proposal writing at Educational Development Centre for Health Professions, Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum in Collaboration with DAAD Alumni (April 2012).
  • Attending Annual conference of postgraduate studies and scientific research basic science and engineering studies at Friend ship hall, Khartoum (February 2012).
  • Attending OASCIR project final workshop at Faulty of Science, University of Khartoum (November 2011).
  • Attending symposium on promotion of young research Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Graduation Studies (Jan 2011).
  • Attending Training workshop on Conflict sensitive analysis and peace building, project

 management and proposal writing technique at Justice Africa hall Sudan. (October 2009).

  • Attending workshop on Animal Bioethics held at University of Khartoum (2008).
  • Attending workshop on Science Student Civilized Conduct and Faculty Appearance, held at University of Khartoum, (2008).
  • Attending scientific visit at the Biology and Chemistry Department of Faculty of Science, University of Ankara, Turkey (9 – 23 Oct 2007).
  • Organizing committee member for Symposium at the Department of Zoology (DNA Highlights from gene to genome (24 Jan 2007).
  • Academic Secretory in Zoology Department Society (2006 – 2007).
  • Active participate in the faculty annual fairs and attending academic (lectures, seminars, etc……) and other
  • Field works:
  • To eastern Sudan to teach the marine biodiversity on the Red Sea (2018).
  • To Sabloka and Almswrat in Northern Sudan to teach the desert ecology, April (2013).
  • To Sabloka and Almswrat in Northern Sudan to teach the desert ecology, April (2012).
  • To Dinder National Park, to teach the biodiversity of Savanna habitats and wet lands (2011).
  • To Sabloka and Almswrat in Northern Sudan to teach the desert ecology, April (2010).
  • To eastern Sudan to study the marine biodiversity on the Red Sea (2008).
  • To forest of Hafier Dwkah, to study the biodiversity of species in desert area (2008).
  • To Dinder National Park, to study the biodiversity of Savanna habitats and wet lands (2007).
  • To Sabloka and Almswrat to study the desert ecology, April

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