‘eighty years of promoting biodiversity conservation through taxonomic research, scientific training and international networks’

Harrison Institute, Centre for Biodiversity Research

Dr Sansareeya is a specialist on amphibians and reptiles at the Prince of Songkla University.



Dr Sansareeya (far right) with the Prince of Songkla University amphibian team.

Dr Sansareeya (right) with Dr Chutamas Satasook (left), Dean of Science of the Prince of Songkla University with Dr Judit Voros (centre) of the Hungarian Natural History Museum discussing project work.

 

 

Dr Sansareeya Wangkulangkul

Lecturer, Department of Biology, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science
Prince of Songkla University
Hatyai, Songkhla, 90112
Thailand
E-mail: wsansareeya@hotmail.com
+66 74288531


Education:

2000-2005: Ph.D. Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Title of PhD thesis: Morphology, reproductive biology, and ecology of the Little File Snake, Acrochordus granulatus at Phangnga Bay, Thailand

1995-1998: M.Sc. Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Title of M.Sc. thesis: Comparative study on environmental factor of nesting site and eggshell morphology of wild and captive Olive Ridley turtle Lepidochelys olivacea.  

1991-1995: B.Sc. Prince of Songkla University, Thailand


Research Interests:

  • Ecology, anatomy, and taxonomy of Southeast Asian amphibians and reptiles.


Current and Recent Research Activities:

2010-on-going: analysis of the call structure of amphibians

2010-on-going: species diversity and habitat use of amphibians and reptiles in the protected areas of Ratchaprapa, Surat Thani Province, Thailand

2009-on-going: species diversity, funghi infection and population of amphibians and reptiles on Tarutao Island, Satun Province, Thailand

2006-2010: Population of sea turtles on Prathong Island, Pangnga Province, Thailand

2006-on-going: species diversity, population, and habitat use of amphibians and reptiles on Khohong Hill, Songhkla Province, Thailand.


List of publications and presentations:


1: Wangkulangkul, S., A.Dejtaradol, and S. Waharak. Survey of amphibians and reptiles in the protected area, Kho Hong hill, Prince of Songkla University. Proceedings of the second PSU – UNS Conference 22 – 24 June, 2008. Novisad, Republic of Serbia. pp. 8 – 11.

2: Wangkulangkul, S. K. Thirakhupt, and H. Voris. 2005. Sexual size demorphism and reproductive cycle of the little file snake Acrochordus granulatus in Phangnga Bay, Thailand. Science Asia, 31: 257-263.

3: Wangkulangkul, S., K. Thirakhupt, and S. Chantrapornsyl. 2000. Comparative study of eggshell morphology in wild and captive olive ridley turtles Lepidochelys olivacea at Phuket, Thailand. 209-217 pp. In Philcher, N. and Ismail, G. (eds). Sea turtles of the Indo-Pacific Research Management and Conservation. University of Malaysia, Sarawak. ASEAN Academic Press.


Scholarship and Grants

2011-2012 Rufford Small Grant for a project entitled Building capacity in amphibian research and conservation in peninsular Thailand in collaboration with Dr Judit Voros of the Hungarian Natural History Museum. The full report is available here.

2005-2011 Plant Genetic Conservation Project, Under The Royal Initiative of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

2005-2006 Funding for Young Scientist, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University

2002-2005 Thailand Research Fund (TRF) in Royal Golden Jubilee Ph.D. Program (RGJ)

2000-2001 University Development Committee Scholarship (UDC)

1999-2000 Funding for Young Scientist, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University

1996 – 1998 Biodiversity Research and Training Program (BRT)

1995 – 1997 University Development Committee Scholarship (UDC)


International/National Workshops and Training:

Thailand

1998: Biology of Sea Snake Workshop, Phuket Marine Biological Center, Thailand

2000: Field Techniques in Population and Community Ecology of Amphibians, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

2001: The Molecular Technique for Evolutionary study, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

2004    Natural History Museum Management Workshop, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand


USA

2004: One month training in molecular phylogenetic techniques at Field Museum Natural History, Chicago, USA


Vietnam

2004    Biology of Sea Snake Workshop, The Institute of Oceanography, Vietnam.