David Anchundia

Investigating the reasons for the rapid decline of the Little Vermiilion Flycatcher on the Galapagos Island

Supervisor: Sabine Tebbich

Sarah Emser

Genetic and epigenetic aspects of hibernation phenotypes

Supervisors: Ralf Steinborn & Eva Millesi

Paula Ibanez de Aldecoa

Mechanisms, components and promoters of innovation in animals and humans

Supervisor: Sabine Tebbich

Johannes Jäschke

Economics of hierarchies: the impact of social rank on behavior and physiology in social dilemma situations

Supervisor: Bernard Wallner

Barbara Kofler

Dynamice interaction between the inavasive parasite P.dowsi and its avian hosts

Supervisor: Sabine Tebbich

Poppy Lambert

The innovation problem: factors influencing innovative tool use in humans and cockatoos

Supervisors: Sabine Tebbich, Alice Auersperg & Sarah Beck

Magdalena Pelayo-van Buuren

Underlying mechanisms involved in innovative problem solving and mirror related behaviours in large-brained birds

Supervisors: Alice Auersperg & Sabine Tebbich

Courtney Pike

Investigating the behavior and larval development of the invasive parasitic fly, Philornis downsi, in different host nests in the Galapagos Islands

Supervisor: Sabine Tebbich

Verena Pühringer-Sturmayr

Between habitat quality and site fidelity: How the Northern Bald Ibis (Geronticus eremita), a critically endangered bird species, chooses its foraging areas

Supervisors: Kurt Kotrschal & Didone Frigerio

Kate Schein

The effect of social grouping on gorilla behavior and physiology in zoological settings

Supervisor: Bernard Wallner