PhD Projects 2017

This is the list of our 2017 PhD projects. All projects are fully funded for at least 3 years.

Two PhD positions studying the ecology and evolution of animal culture

Keywords Darwinian evolution, cultural behaviour, cognition, social ecology, citizen-science, GPS, urban adaptation

Supervisor Lucy Aplin, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology Radolfzell

APPLICATION DEADLINE CLOSED!
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<strong>From sensory perception to action: Active sensing in insects</strong>

Keywords active sensing, sensory coding, insects, sensorimotor control, decision making

Main advisor Einat Couzin-Fuchs, University of Konstanz more
<p><strong>Heritability and microevolution of hormonal traits</strong></p>
Keywords hormone, corticosterone, microevolution, heritability, great tit, field work, data base
Main advisor Michaela Hau, MPIO Seewiesen

APPLICATION DEADLINE CLOSED JAN 15! more
<p>Alternative Reproductive Tactics in Birds: how to overcome a Ruff handicap</p>

Keywords mating behaviour, alternative reproductive tactics, evolutionary stable strategies, evolutionary genetics, supergene, demographic models

Supervisors Clemens Küpper, MPIO Seewiesen, Susanne Schindler, U Bristol

APPLICATION DEADLINE CLOSED JAN 15!

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