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Dr Mirela Cuculescu-Santana

Senior Lecturer

Department: Applied Sciences

Mirela Cuculescu-Santana

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Can colored object enrichment reduce the escape behavior of captive freshwater turtles?, Bannister, C., Thomson, A., Cuculescu-Santana, M. 1 Mar 2021, In: Zoo Biology
  • Feeding Strategies for Captive Asian Small-Clawed Otters (Aonyx cinereus, Illiger, 1815): What Works to reduce Repetitive Feeding Anticipatory Activity in the Cold Season?, Harrop, J., Cuculescu-Santana, M. Aug 2021
  • Interest in coloured objects and behavioural budgets of individual captive freshwater turtles, Thomson, A., Bannister, C., Marshall, R., McNeil, N., Mear, D., Lovick-Earle, S., Cuculescu-Santana, M. 31 Oct 2021, In: Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research
  • Outdoor enclosure use and behaviour of adult and cub Asian small clawed otters Aonyx cinereus in summer and winter, Cuculescu-Santana, M., Mason, J., Purchase, K., McKie, R. 19 Feb 2021
  • Seasonal changes in the behaviour and enclosure use of captive Asian Small Clawed Otters (Aonyx cinereus), Cuculescu-Santana, M., Horn, C., Briggs, R., Bowe, C., Geraughty, M. 31 Jan 2017, In: IUCN/SCC Otter Specialist Group Bulletin
  • Using learning dimensions within the Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory (ELLI) as indicators of academic success in Biosciences, Awad, S., Cuculescu-Santana, M. 10 Apr 2017, In: Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education
  • Identifying key Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory (ELLI) dimensions associated with academic success amongst postgraduate medical students, Rashid-Doubell, F., Cuculescu-Santana, M. 2012, In: EMERGE
  • Seasonal thermal tolerance in marine Crustacea, Hopkin, R., Qari, S., Bowler, K., Hyde, D., Cuculescu-Santana, M. 4 Apr 2006, In: Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Heterothermal acclimation: An experimental paradigm for studying the control of thermal acclimation in crabs, Cuculescu, M., Pearson, T., Hyde, D., Bowler, K. 25 May 1999, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • Thermal tolerance of two species of marine crab, Cancer pagurus and Carcinus maenas, Cuculescu, M., Hyde, D., Bowler, K. Apr 1998, In: Journal of Thermal Biology

Qualifications

  • Education PGCE June 30 1998
  • Animal Related Studies PhD June 30 1996
  • Member Royal Society of Biology 2017


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