IMPRS PhD thesis defenses

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Plasticity, personality and stability: hidden levels of variation in bird song

Doctoral defense by Alexander Hutfluss
Doctorate under the guidance of Niels Dingemanse at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich. [more]

Evolutionary genetics of reproductive performance in the zebra finch

Doctoral defense by Yifan Pei
Doctorate under the guidance of Wolfgang Forstmeier and Bart Kempenaers at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology. [more]

The Role of Habitat Configuration in Shaping the Outcomes of Social Interactions

Doctoral defense by Peng He
Doctorate under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Damien Farine at the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior [more]

Causes, patterns and consequences of movement in Arctic avian predators

IMPRS: Doctoral defense by Teja Curk
Doctorate under the guidance of Dr. Kamran Safi and Prof. Martin Wikelski at the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior [more]

Individual variation in behaviour: adaptive mechanisms and ecological drivers

Doctoral defense by Alexia Mouchet
Doctorate under the guidance of Prof. Niels Dingemanse at Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich [more]

Belowground functional traits of plants as drivers of biodiversity and plant strategies

Doctoral defense by Tom Lachaise
Doctorate under the guidance of Prof. Mark van Kleunen at University of Konstanz [more]

Deep representation learning and statistical physics in animal signal-receiver dynamics.

Doctoral defense by Ian Etheredge
Doctorate under the guidance of Dr. Alex Jordan MPI of Animal Behavior [more]
Doctorate under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Mark van Kleunen, University of Konstanz [more]

Collective movement and social decision-making in the Vulturine Guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum)

Doctoral defense by Danai Papageorgiou
Doctorate under the guidance of Dr. Damien Farine, MPI of Animal Behavior [more]

Generation of transgenic zebra finches by the culture and genetic modification of germline stem cells

Doctoral defense by Ivana Lis Gessara
Doctorate under the guidance of Prof. Manfred Gahr at the MPI for Ornithology and Prof. Martin Wikelski, MPI of Animal Behavior [more]

Theoretical and empirical investigation of echolocation in bat groups

Doctoral defense by Thejasvi Beleyur
Doctorate under the guidance of Dr. Holger Goerlitz at the MPI for Ornithology and Prof. Iain Couzin, MPI of Animal Behavior [more]
Doctorate under the guidance of Dr. Jesko Partecko and Prof. Wikelski of the MPI of Animal Behavior [more]

Computer Vision and Deep Learning Methods forMeasuring and Modeling Animal Behavior

Doctoral defense by Jake Graving
Doctorate under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Iain Couzin MPI of Animal Behavior [more]

Fitness consequences of physiological responses to environmental variation in wild great tits.

Doctoral defense by Lucia Mentesana
Doctorate with Ela Hau, MPI for Ornithology [more]

Migration and survival in a changing world: Insights on a long-distance avian migrant.

Doctoral defense by Yachang Cheng
Doctorate with Andrea Flack and Martin Wikelski MPI of Animal Behavior [more]

Physical Causal Cognition in Parrots

Doctoral defense by Laurie O'Neil
Doctorate with Auguste von Bayern and Manfred Gahr, MPI for Ornithology, Seewiesen [more]

The sensory biology of evasive flight in eared moths

PhD defense by Theresa Huegel
PhD with Holger Görlitz, Research Group Acoustic and Functional Ecology, MPI for Ornithology Seewiesen [more]
PhD with Simone Pika, Humboldt Research Group „Evolution of communication“, MPI for Ornithology Seewiesen [more]
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