Department of Primatology
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
phone.: +49 (341) 3550 - 200
fax: +49 (341) 3550 - 299
|Jan 2011 –|
Ph.D. student, Department of Primatology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig.
"Socioecological influences on spatial and temporal patterns of habitat utilization in Bwindi Mountain Gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei)"
supervisor: Dr. Martha Robbins
|Oct 2001 – Jun 2007|
Diploma Biologist (German equivalent to M.Sc.), degree: very good, University Karlsruhe, Germany.
The movement pattern, the scent marking behaviour and diet of the Brown Hyena (Hyaena brunnea) in the western Soutpansberg, Southa Africa
Work and Field Experiences
|Oct 2010 – Jan 2011|
Intern, "Landesbund für Vogelschutz in Bayern e.V.", Germany.
|Mar 2010 – May 2010|
Coordinator & team leader Virunga Gorilla Census 2010
|Jun 2009 – Aug 2010|
Research Assistant, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology;
|Jan 2009 – Jun 2009||Scientific advisor, Elephant Village, Laos; work with Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus).|
|Jul 2008 – Jan 2009||Research Officer, FRONTIER in the Tanzania Savanna Project; carnivore project leader and being a mentor for BTEC-diploma/certificate.|
|Apr 2008 – Jul 2008||Volunteer coordinator, Elephant Nature Park, Thailand;|
work with Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus).
|Sep 2007 – Oct 2007||Intern, Konrad Lorenz Research Station, Austria; |
work on pair quality in Common Ravens (Corvus corax).
|Sep 2006||Volunteer, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen;|
work on nursery roosts of the Greater Mouse-eared Bat (Myotis myotis).
|Jul 2005 – Sep 2005||Intern, Yosu National University, South Korea in collaboration with the University Karlsruhe.|
|May 2003 – Oct 2006||Scientific assistant, University Karlsruhe.|