MSc Agnieszka Kujawa
PhD Student


Laboratory of Paleoceanography
Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences
Powstańców Warszawy 55
81-712 Sopot
POLAND
tel: (+48 58) 7311661

akujawa [at] iopan.gda.pl



Education:
  • September 2016 – present: Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, PhD student.
  • 2014 - 2016: Master degree in oceanography (diploma thesis: Seasonal variability of benthic foraminiferal assemblages in Adventfjorden (Spitsbergen, Svalbard)). University of Gdansk, Department of Oceanography and Geography, Faculty of Oceanography (specialization: Marine Biology).
  • 2011 - 2014: Bachelor degree in biological oceanography, University of Gdansk, Department of Oceanography and Geography, Faculty of Oceanography (specialization: Marine Biology).
Employment:
  • March 2017 - present, PhD student- scholarship at the Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Sopot.
  • September 2017 – present, supervisor of PRELUDIUM 12, ‘Benthic Foraminifera in fjords and open marine environment of Svalbard’, National Science Center in Cracow.
Main scientific interests:
  • Ecology of benthic Foraminifera.
  • Foraminifera as a proxy of past and present environmental changes.
  • Sedimentary processes in the Arctic fjords.
Student traineeship:
  • 2013: Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Sopot, (Poland). Department of Marine Ecology, Laboratory of Paleoceanography.
  • 2014: Marine station of University of Gdańsk, Hel, (Poland).
  • 2015: Marine station of University of Gdańsk, Hel, (Poland).
  • 2014 - 2016: Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Sopot, (Poland). Department of Marine Ecology, Laboratory of Paleoceanography.
Publications:
  • Szymańska N., Pawłowska J., Kucharska M., Kujawa A., Łącka M., Zajączkowski M. “Impact of Shelf Transformed Water (STW) on foraminiferal assemblages in the glacial and outwash fjords of Adventfjorden and Hornsund, Svalbard.”, Oceanologia.
  • Kucharska M., Kujawa A., Łącka M., Pawłowska J., Szymańska N., Zajączkowki M. “Seasonal variability of benthic foraminifera assemblages in Adventfjorden, Spitsbergen.” (in the preparation).
Conferences:
  • Kujawa A., Szymańska N., Kucharska M., Łącka M., Pawłowska J., Zajączkowski M. „The patterns of foraminiferal test size change along thermal gradients.” Poster; The Arctic Science Summit Week, Prague 2017.
  • Pawłowska J., Łącka M., Szymańska N., Kucharska M., Kujawa A., Zajączkowski M. „Size matters: the response of foraminfera test size to changing climate.” Poster; PAST Gateways Conference, Trondheim 2016.
  • Kujawa A., Szymańska N., Pawłowska J., Kucharska M., Łącka M;, Zajączkowski M. „Foraminiferal carbon role in carbon pool in sediments of European Arctic fjords. 1. Seasonal variability of benthic foraminifera assemblages in Adventfjorden, Svalbard.” Poster; Chemistry, geochemistry and protection of the marine environment, Sopot 2016.
  • Szymańska N., Kujawa A., Pawłowska J., Łącka M., Kucharska M., Koziorowska K., Kiliński K., Zajączkowski M. ''Foraminiferal carbon role in carbon pool in sediments of European Arctic fjords. 2. Foraminiferal carbon share in the sediments of Adventfjorden, Svalbard.” Poster; Chemistry, geochemistry and protection of the marine environment, Sopot 2016.
  • Kujawa A. „Seasonal variability of benthic foraminifera assemblages in Adventfjorden (Spitsbergen, Svalbard).” Oral presentation; Jubilee XV Symposium of Young oceanographers, Gdynia 2016.
  • Kujawa A., Szymańska N., Kucharska M., Łącka M., Pawłowska J., Zajączkowski M. ‘The Patterns of Foraminiferal Test Size Change Along Thermal Gradients.’ Poster; Conference: The Arctic Science Summit Week, Prague 2017.
  • Kujawa A., Szymańska N., Kucharska M., Pawłowska J., Łącka M., Zajączkowski M. ‘BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA IN FJORDS AND OPEN MARINE ENVIRONMENT OF SVALBARD.’ Poster; Conference: 2nd INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF EARLY - STAGE RESEARCHERS IN PALAEONTOLOGY, Sigri 2017.
Additional:
  • 2014: exhibitor in Sopot Day of Science.

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