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Curriculum Vitae

Fellowships & positions

since 2010 Post-Doc fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
2009 to 2010 Doctoral fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
2006 to 2009 Marie Curie doctoral fellowship (EU FP6 Marie Curie Research Training Network MRTN-CT-2005-019564 “EVAN”) at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
2004 to 2006 Research fellowship (Austrian Ministry of Culture, Science & Education, and the Austrian Council for Science and Technology GZ 200.093/3-VI/I/04) at the Department of Anthropology, Vienna, Austria
2003 to 2004 Research fellowship (Austrian Science Foundation FWF P14738) at the Department of Anthropology, Vienna, Austria

Education

11/2010 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at the IMPRS "The Leipzig School of Human Origins" (University of Leipzig and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)
Thesis: "Human brain development and evolution: A comparative study of ontogenetic endocranial shape changes using geometric morphometrics" supervised by Prof. Dr. J.-J. Hublin and Dr. P. Gunz
09/2006 to 11/2010 PhD student at the IMPRS "The Leipzig School of Human Origins" (University of Leipzig and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)
12/2005 to 08/2006 PhD student at the Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna
11/2005 Master’s Degree (Mag. rer. nat.) in Anthropology at the Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Austria
Thesis: "The endocranium of MLD 37/38 - New insights using Virtual Anthropology" supervised by Prof. Dr. G.W. Weber
10/1999 to 11/2005 Undergraduate student at the Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna
1999 Matura in Linz, Austria

 

Fieldwork

12/2003 and
02/2005

Surveying Pliocene deposits in the Somali Region, Ethiopia (PaleoAnthropological Research Team led by the University of Vienna)