Dr. Mathieu Renaud

Dr. Mathieu Renaud


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Centre Ecotox
GR B0 391
Station 2
1015 Lausanne

Tasks at the Ecotox Centre

  • Organisation and implementation of various activities and projects in soil ecotoxicology
  • Planning, implementation of and assistance in continuing education courses
  • Interaction with stakeholders

Areas of Expertise

  • Soil ecotoxicology
  • Environmental risk assessment for the soil compartment
  • Particular interest in soil invertebrate community responses to environmental contamination


  • Since 2021

    Scientist in soil ecotoxicology at the Ecotox Centre

  • 2015 - 2021

    Doctorate in biological sciences – University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, Thesis: Increasing the ecological relevance of the effects of metal mixtures in soil.

  • 2013 - 2015

    Researcher – U. Coimbra, Project: ResOrgRisk - Assessing the environmental risk of organic wastes as agricultural amendments.

  • 2010 - 2012

    Masters in Science – University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, Thesis: Using avoidance assays as a tool to predict the recolonization potential of contaminated sites.

  • 2006-2010

    Bachelor degree in Biology – University of Madeira, Funchal, Portugal