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
|Since 10/2019||PhD student at the University of Leipzig in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig (MPI EVA) |
Dissertation title: “Human impact on biodiversity: analyzing the genetic diversity of the critically endangered crested macaques (Macaca nigra) of Sulawesi, Indonesia”
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Anja Widdig (University of Leipzig)
|04/2015 – 03/2018||Master of Science in Biology (with a focus on Ecology and Evolution), Dissertation title: “Evaluating conservation efforts to inform future management decisions for West African chimpanzees”|
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Brüggemann (Goethe University Frankfurt), Dr. Hjalmar Kühl (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig) & Prof. Dr. Friedemann Schrenk (Goethe University Frankfurt)
|10/2010 – 03/2015||Bachelor of Science|
Dissertation title: “Raiding composition and position fidelity in Megaponera analis”
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Linsenmair (Julius- Maximilian University Würzburg)
|06/2018 – 09/2018||Field research assistant |
Investigating problem solving abilities in long-tailed macaques for the McCowan Lab (University California Davis, USA) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
|03/2016 – 09/2016||Field research assistant |
Recording object manipulation in long-tailed macaques for Prof. Leca (University Lethbridge, Canada) in Bali, Indonesia.
|12/2013 - 03/2014||Internship |
Studying the role of canines for the rank of males in crested macaques at the German Primate Centre in Göttingen, Germany.
|09/2012 - 11/2012||Field assistant|
Investigating the role of mammals in the seed dispersal of rattan in the “Macaca Nemestrina Project” in Malaysia.
|10/2011 - 12/2011||Research assistant |
Identifying pollinators in coffee plantations in the DFG Research Group Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.
|10/2019||Project funding of the Zoological Society for the Conservation of Species and Populations (5.000€)|
|08/2019||One-year scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (23.924€)|
|07/2019||Christian-Vogel-Fond for Field Research (800€)|
|12/2017||Science Policy Shadowing Fund of the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (1.821€)|
|09/2012||PROMOS scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (450€)|