Theresa Walter, MSc.

Austrian Ornitholgical Centre - Working group Seebarn
Konrad-Lorenz-Institute of Ethology
Department of Integrative Biology and Evolution
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
Savoyenstr. 1a
A-1160 Vienna

T +43 (1) 25077 7213
F +43 (1) 25077 94 7213
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My research focuses on human-animal interactions and citizen science in an interdisciplinary context and often a setting within conservation projects. I am also interested in wildlife ecology, conservation biology and science communication.

Current projects

Impact of nest site type and weather on reproduction success of Saker falcons (Falco cherrug) – Hochschuljubiläumsstiftung der Stadt Wien (H-316723/2017)

Netzwerk Wald Unendlich – FFG Talente Regional Link: 1

Re-introduction of the Ural owl (Strix uralensis) to Austria Link: 2

Citizen Science Project "StadtWildTiere" (Urban wildlife) Link: 3

Curriculum Vitae

01/2013-06/2016 Master of Science in Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management – University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna & Vetmeduni Vienna (with distinction)
Master thesis "Fox observations in the city of Vienna using citizen science data: influence of land use and socioeconomics"
01/2014-06/2014 Studies at the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland – Erasmus Program
10/2009-01/2013 Bachelor of Science in Environment and Bio-resources Management - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

 Academic employment

07/2018– now Scientific research assistant at the Centre for Education and Public Relations in Seebarn - Austrian Ornitological Centre, Vetmeduni Vienna
07/2018–now Scientific research assistant Conservation medicine unit at the Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology 4, Vetmeduni Vienna
06/2015–06/2018Scientific research assistant research group for Wildlife Management and Conservation at the Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology, Vetmeduni Vienna


Publikationen 5