Ana Novoa, PhD

I am a scientist at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. My research to date has been focused on the ecology and management of alien species.


Generally, I am interested on the history of introduction, ecology, distribution, and management of invasive plants globally. I am also involved with projects that aim to engage the public with issues surrounding alien invasive species.

Moreover, I am Associate Editor for the journals Biological Invasions (, KOEDOE (, and Management of Biological Invasions ( 


Non-native species in urban environments: patterns, processes, impacts and challenges
South Africa
7th-9th November 2016