Janne is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Groninger Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences, University of Groningen (Netherlands). She studies how migratory birds can adapt their behaviour when environments rapidly change. Key focus has been following the whereabouts of Pied flycatchers Ficedula hypoleuca in Europe and West-Africa since 2011. Janne values curiosity-driven and collaborative research, and likes to communicate this to a wide public by sharing insights, enthusiasm, and vision. Her involvement in applied ecological research and the Dutch Ornithological Union (NOU), has like her research, moved towards a flyway-perspective, with a special interest for highly needed conservation research and capacity building in West Africa. The MLSG and the Comoé research station (Côte d'Ivoire) provide a great and stimulating way to facilitate this.