Sophia Meyer - PhD Candidate

Sophia Meyer
Photo: L. Raatz


University of Potsdam

Biodiversity Research/Systematic Botany

Maulbeerallee 1, R 2.06

14469 Potsdam, Germany


Phone: 0049 (0)331 977-4863


Sophia Meyer
Photo: L. Raatz


Research Interests


  • Impact of land use change on plant diversity and ecosystem functioning
  • Plant functional traits in grassland ecosystems
  • Intraspecific trait variation in response to habitat fragmentation
  • Conservation of wild plant species native to Germany
  • Biodiversity patterns in urban ecosystems



Education and Experience


Since 2022 PhD candidate at University of Potsdam under Prof. Linstädter

2020 – 2022 Student assistant at Botanischer Garten Botanisches Museum Berlin

2018 – 2022 MSc degree in Urban Ecosystem Sciences at Technische Universität Berlin

2015 – 2018 BSc degree in Biology at Freie Universität Berlin