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Bridge professorship

between University of Leipzig & Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig

email: anja_widdig@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de
phone.: ++49 (0)341 9736 707

Curriculum Vitae

Present position

since 03/2014

Scientific Assistant at the Institute of Biology,
Behavioural Ecology Group,
University of Leipzig;
in collaboration with the Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology,
Leipzig (MPI EVA)

Postdoctoral projects

11/2013-02/2014 Visiting scientist
at the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies,
Behavioural Ecology and Self-organization,
University of Groningen (NL),
with a visitors grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Science Research (NWO).
Research project: Effects of social support on stress hormones in barnacle and greylag geese
04/2011-10/2013 Associated scientist
at the Institute of Evolution and Ecology,
Comparative Zoology group,
University of Tübingen.
Research Project: Quantitative genetics of social behaviour and cognition in greylag geese
01/2011-03/2011 Scientific Assistant
at the Institute of Evolution and Ecology,
Comparative Zoology group,
University of Tübingen.
Research Project: Quantitative genetics of dominance and aggressive behaviour in greylag geese
04/2009-12/2010 at the University of Neuchâtel (CH).
Research Project: Quantitative genetics of dominance and aggressive behaviour in greylag geese
Supervisor: Prof. Katharina Foerster, University of Neuchâtel/University of Tübingen

Degrees of the University of Vienna, Austria

10/2000-03/2008

Ph.D. in Behavioural Biology
Thesis: The social significance of dialects in Northern resident orcas (Orcinus orca)
Supervisor: Ao. Prof. Friedrich Ladich
10/1994-06/2000 Diploma in Biology
Thesis: Social support in juvenile greylag geese (Anser anser)
Supervisor: Ao. Prof. Kurt Kotrschal