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  Anke F. Schirmer (née Bullinger)   Teaching and Advising  

Teaching & Advising


since 2007 Tour guide of the Wolfgang Köhler Primate Research Center at the Leipzig Zoo (D)
10/2013 Lecture on Tool-Use and Enrichment (part of the MSc Insdustrial Design program in the Burg Giebichenstein, Halle)
11/2012 Lecture on primate cognition (part of the MSc Integrative Neuroscience program in the Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg)
08/2009 Lecturer at the Summer-School of the Cusanuswerk, Nittendorf (D) "Animale rationale. Under discussion about Evolutionary Anthropology" discussion about social cognition in great apes and human children
07-08/2008 Lecturer at the JGW-Schülerakademie, Schney (D) "Basics and challenges of the Zoo-biology"
2005-2006 Teaching assistant of undergraduate students at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (D), Department of Animal Physiology


Theses Supervision

  • Katharina Herfurth, Master's thesis co-supervision (with Dr. Tomasello & Dr. Wyman)
  • Shona Duguid, PhD co-supervision (with Dr. Tomasello & Dr. Wyman)


Ad-hoc reviewer

  • American Journal of Primatology
  • Journal of Comparative Psychology