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Kristina P.

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  • Joined March 2018

I'm a multidisciplinary research and creative type of person with intermediate to advanced skills in a range of areas.

  • Knivsta, Sweden
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Kristina P.
Knivsta, Sweden



I'm a heritage and natural world enthusiast specialising particularly in plants of medicinal and economic interest. I've been in the academic sector for several years, working on herbarium data handling and medicinal plant taxonomy/nomenclature projects.

Work history

Consultant/Content Officer, Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS)
MPNS has built a global resource for medicinal plant names that enables health professionals and researchers to access information about plants relevant to pharmacological research, health regulation, traditional medicine and functional foods.
Reflora Data Specialist, Digital Collections Unit
Mobilising Kew's Brazilian specimen data and building capacity for conservation and research in one of the world's megadiverse countries.


State of the World's Plants 2017

Co-author, Useful Plants chapter, State of the World's Plants 2017 Using MPNS' resource of medicinal plant names we produced a comprehensive count of global medicinal plant species, an analysis to which I contributed much of the statistical work.

Cat Songs: Songs to Sing to your Cat and other Feline Favourites

"Research has shown that singing to your cat is common practice and indicates a normal and healthy human-feline relationship. However, such performances are typically spontaneous, poorly structured, incoherent, or even tuneless!"


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 10hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months