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Bridge professorship

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

Work experience

10/2015-04/2016Field Research Assistant
in the  project “Cultural behaviour and social network in Balinese long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis)” of the University of Lethbridge, Canada; Behavioural data collection in Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia
under the supervision of Dr. Jean-Baptiste Leca
06/2014-06/2015 and
Field Assistant
in “Macaca Nemestrina Project";
Habituation and behavioural data collection on wild Southern pig-tail macaques (Macaca nemestrina) in Peninsular Malaysia
under the supervision of Dr. Nadine Ruppert
10/2011-01/2012Student Assistant at LMU Munich;
Tutor in the course “Genetics I”

Curriculum vitae


since 04/2017 PhD student at the University of Leipzig
Dissertation title: "Implication of oil palm plantations to primate conservation – Genetic diversity and behavioural plasticity in wild Southern pig-tail macaques (Macaca nemestrina)"
Supervisors: Prof. Anja Widdig (University of Leipzig) and Dr. Nadine Ruppert (University Sains Malaysia)
08/2012-10/2014Master of Science in Biology (with focus on Applied Ethology and Animal Biology) at Linköping University, Sweden
Thesis title: "A breed comparison of behavioural responses of dogs in test situations"
Supervisor: Prof. Per Jensen (Linköping University)
10/2009-08/2012Bachelor of Science in Biology at Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich
Thesis title: "Fledermausvorkommen im Landkreis Eichstätt"
Supervisor: Dr. Andreas Zahn (LMU Munich)