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Bridge professorship

between
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology & University of Leipzig


Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig

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


Curriculum vitae

Education

Since 10/2020PhD student at the University of Leipzig and Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (MPI EVA)
Dissertation title: “Can socio-ecological factors and personality explain inter- and intra-specific variation in ungulate cognition?
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig (University of Leipzig)
Funded by the Cusanuswerk
10/2015-02/2018Master of Science in Molecular Ecology
Thesis title: „Predator-induced morphological defenses in male Daphnia
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Laforsch (University of Bayreuth), Dr. Max Rabus (University of Bayreuth)
10/2011-01/2016Bachelor of Science in Biology
Thesis title: “Is the archerfish predictive start fed with information from all spectral channels?
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stefan Schuster (University of Bayreuth), Dr. Wolfram Schulze (University of Bayreuth)

Work experience

03/2019-03/2020Research assistant (as Pre-doc award)
Project “Gaze following in ungulates: domesticated and non-domesticated species follow the gaze of both humans and conspecifics in an experimental context” under the supervision of Dr. Federica Amici (MPI EVA, University of Leipzig)
04/2018-08/2018Research assistant
Project “Innovation and social facilitation tests in ungulates” under the supervision of Dr. Federica Amici (MPI EVA, University of Leipzig) 
10/2017-01/2018Research assistant
Project “Neophobia in ungulates – a comparative approach“ under the supervision of Dr. Federica Amici (MPI EVA, University of Leipzig) 
11/2015 + 02/2016Student assistant
University of Bayreuth, Department of plant ecology

Grants awarded

03/2019-03/2020Pre-Doc Award (Funding for preparing a PhD project) by the Research Academy of the University of Leipzig