Theses Animal Ecology

Current theses


Alexandros Vezyrakis
Animal innovation: from diffusion to fitness consequences | PhD Thesis | Supervisor: Dr. Valeria Mazza & Dr. Anja Günther

Lea Vodjerek
Pregnancy replacement in mammals – all costs or hidden benefits for females? | PhD Thesis | Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jana Eccard

Vera Kaunath
Effectiveness of sown wild flower strips (FS) on insect diversity in German agriculture | PhD Thesis | Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jana Eccard

Filippa Erixon
Intraspecific trait variation in movement behaviour as mechanisms for species coexistence | PhD Thesis | Supervisor: PD Dr. Melanie Dammhahn

Molly Gilmour
Movement in a Landscape of Fear (LoF) – Cascading effects on biodiversity and coexistence | PhD Thesis | Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jana Eccard

Clara Feirrera       
Indirect, tri-trophic effects of fear on biodiversity | PhD Thesis | Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jana Eccard

Korbinian Schenkel
Behavioural flexibility and personality in free-ranging small mammals | Master Thesis | Supervisor: Dr. Valeria Mazza

Lisa-Kristin Richter
Raccoons’ automated facial recognition | Master Thesis | Supervisor: Dr. Valeria Mazza & Prof. Dr. Lars Lewejohann (Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, BfR)

Mario Escobar
Personality link to pathogen communities in small rodents | Master Thesis | Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jana Eccard

Riccardo Gardini
Relationship between load and diversity of ectoparasites and the personality of the rodent hosts | Master Thesis (external) | Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jana Eccard & Prof. Dr. Roberto Guidetti (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)

Bernd Boßlet
Interactions between a native and an invasive rodent species – activity patterns and personalities | Master Thesis | Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jana Eccard

Jonathan Kunkel
Behavioural type-dependent risk-taking in an experimental landscape of fear | Master Thesis | Supervisor: Dr. Melanie Dammhahn

Julia Wuthe
Behavioural observations on the Trail - Paddock | Master Thesis | Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jana Eccard

Jordan Harris
Comparison of personality test setups | Bachelor Thesis | Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jana Eccard

Ellen Schmidt
Personality and population density | Bachelor Thesis | Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jana Eccard

Sarah Doejen
Exploration and sociability in wild raccoons (Procyon lotor) | Bachelor Thesis | Supervisor: Dr. Valeria Mazza

Helena Brech
Among-individual variation in exploration in raccoons (Procyon lotor): development and validation of a personality test | Bachelor Thesis | Supervisor: Dr. Valeria Mazza


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