Seminar SS 2021

Students who participate in this seminar can have it qualified as an elective subject  (KV 128 804 “Ausgewählte Themen der Wildtierökologie”)

 

Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic all seminars will be held online.
To participate please apply for a link to the video conference by sending a request to klivv(at)vetmeduni.ac.at.

 

Seminar SS 2021 16:00 CET (unless otherwise indicated)

 

March 2021

03.03. Shannon CURRIE
Department of Evolutionary Ecology, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, DE 1
The costs and limitations of call intensities in echolocating bats 2
10.03. Phillip A. MORIN

Southwest Fisheries Science Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, CA, USA 3
A tale of two porpoises: Contrasting histories and conservation genomics of the harbor porpoise and the vaquita 4

17.03.

Andreas BERGHÄNEL
Domestication Lab, Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, AT 5
Plasticity in early development: Early adversity effects on growth and behaviour 6

24.03.

Nicholas Patrick MORAN
Centre for Ocean Life DTU-Aqua, Technical University of Denmark, DK 7
Linking diet and risk-taking behaviour through meta-analysis and experimental approaches 8

April 2021

07.04.

Pablo OROZCO-TERWENGEL
Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK 9
Population genomics of wild Chinese rhesus macaques reveals dynamic demographic histories and local adaptation 10

14.04.

Alfredo SÁNCHEZ-TÓJAR
Department of Evolutionary Biology, Bielefeld University, DE 11
Publication bias in ecology and evolution: open science to the rescue? 12

21.04.

Jérémy TERRIEN
Unité Mécanismes Adaptatifs et Evolution (MECADEV), UMR 7179, CNRS, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Brunoy, FR 13
Life under the tropics: specificities of the photoperiod-dependent regulation of metabolism in the grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) 14

28.04 Josep CALL
School of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, UK 15

Bridging the conceptual gap between inferential reasoning and problem solving in primates 16

May 2021

19.05. Scott MacDougall-Shackleton

Departments of Psychology and Biology, Advanced Facility for Avian Research, University of Western Ontario, CA 17
Sex-specific development in birdsong and songbirds 18

26.05. Roberto NESPOLO

Universidad Austral de Chile · Instituto de Ciencias Ambientales y Evolutivas 19, CL
The Microbiotherid marsupial “monito del monte” (Dromiciops gliroides) as a biological model for hibernation research in South America 20

June 2021

02.06. Jean-Francois LEMAîTRE

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) - University Lyon 1, FR 21
The diversity of actuarial and reproductive ageing patterns: insights from wild populations of mammals 22

09.06.

Liv Monica TRONDRUD
Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resources Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, NO 23
Life on a tight budget: Svalbard reindeer’s adaptations to extreme seasonality 24

16.06.

Telmo PIEVANI
University of Padua - Department of Biology 25, IT
In search of Homo sapiens’ elusive origins 26

23.06.

Sonia KLEINDORFER
Konrad Lorenz Research Center for Behavior and Cognition, Univ. of Vienna, Grünau, AT 27
Avian vampire flies pupate or die when their Darwin’s finch hosts die young 28

30.06. Sinead ENGLISH
School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, UK 29
The evolution of sensitive windows during development: insights from unusual insects 30