Team
Hugo Counoy
lichenologist

Currently PhD student, I am evaluating the air quality in urban environment using lichen biomonitoring. I combine ecological and geochemical approaches and use citizen science to improve both spatial and temporal resolutions.
Experience
2022 – 2026 | PhD student
Lichen biomonitoring of urban air quality: contribution of citizen science approch [sup. Y. Agnan/ L. Turcati]
Earth and Life Intitute, UCLouvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Qualification
2020 | MSc Bioengineering in environmental sciences
Master thesis: Lichen bioindication of air quality in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: biodiversity and citizen science approaches
UCLouvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

2018 |
BSc Bioengineering
UCLouvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Teaching
Practical excercices
Integrated project in environmental diagnosis (LBIR1270)
Integrated project in computer science and applied mathematics (LBIR1271)

Citizen science
2018 – ... | Lichens GO! network
Sorbonne Université, Paris, France
Outreach
2022 – ... | Printemps des sciences
Media
24 Jan. 2023 | RTBF
Observer les lichens pour évaluer la qualité de l’air que nous respirons
18 Jan. 2023 | L'Avenir
UCLouvain : Lichens, dites-moi si l’air est pollué
Awards
2022 | Prix CERA - De Vuyst
Master thesis in Bioengineering (UCLouvain, Louvain-la-Neuve)