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Monica Granados - University of Guelph/Wildlife Conservation Society Canada. Guelph/Toronto, ON, CA

Monica Granados

Post-doctoral fellow | University of Guelph/Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Guelph/Toronto, ON, CANADA

Conservation through open science.



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Monica is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Guelph and the Wildlife Conservation Society Canada. She received her PhD from McGill University where she studied how the introduction of omnivory affects food webs. Her current research involves studying how warming affects who-eats-whom in an ecosystem. Recognizing the importance of applying theory to practice, Monica has worked as a consultant for the Toronto Region and Conservation Authority and Environment Canada. She is a staunch advocate of open science and has delivered workshops on practicing in the open in Montreal and Toronto. Monica is also an improvisor performing with the Making Box Brigade in Guelph and teaches workshops on how improv can improv science communication.

Industry Expertise (3)

Environmental Services


Fishery and Aquaculture

Areas of Expertise (5)


Open Science

Invasive Species

Conservation Biology

Food webs

Accomplishments (1)

Innocentive Visualizing Nutrients Challenge Runner-up (professional)


Awarded as a finalist in the Innocentive Visualizing Nutrients Challenge

Education (3)

University of Toronto: Bachelors of Science, Ecology 2006

University of Toronto: Masters of Science, Ecology 2010

McGill University: PhD, Ecology 2016

Affiliations (4)

  • Ecological Society of America Open Science Section
  • OOO Canada Research Network
  • Action Potenial Lab
  • The Making Box

Languages (2)

  • English
  • Spanish

Media Appearances (3)

Interview with the famous R^2 guys

International Network of Next-Generation Ecologists  online


An interview on our paper entitled “Rising complexity and falling explanatory power in ecology”

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Is ecology explaining less and less?

Science  online


A profile of our paper entitled “Rising complexity and falling explanatory power"

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#LoveYourGreats: Beaconsfield resident leads expedition in Saint Lawrence River

Global News  tv


A wave of boats is taking off across Canada and the United States on a mission to fight plastic pollution in our Great Lakes. As Felicia Parrillo reports, EXXpedition is a series of all-women voyages lead by a former Beaconsfield resident.

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Research Grants (1)

Mitacs Elevate

Mitacs $50,000


Post-doctoral research grant

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Articles (2)

How do Zebras get their stripes?



A popular science article explaining how zebras develop their stripes.

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Citizen science

Discover Magazine


A short essay on a citizen science

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