Having conducted his thesis on the caddisflies (Trichoptera) of Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda, Leonce Ngirinshuti is a MSc candidate for a dual Master’s degree in Biodiversity Conservation and Natural Resources Management at the University of Rwanda and in Biogeosciences at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany. His research interest lies in the aquatic biodiversity and ecology as well as conservation of freshwater ecosystems. He works at an aquaculture research station at the University of Rwanda and he is a research fellow to the Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (CoEB). He is also affiliated to the Swedish Museum of Natural History as an external participant in research project entitled “Description and analyses of the global diversity of caddisflies”. Leonce is currently involved in a research project on the limnology, macroinvertebrates and fishery of Lake Kivu, Rwanda.