Completed Master's Theses at the Messerli Research Institute

 

Helena Manzenreiter, MSc

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Validation of the PetPaceTM collar as a method to measure heart rate in dogs during eye tracking studies

 

Lisa Fischer, MSc

Topic of the Master's thesis:

Management practices in Llamas and alpacas and associations with caretakers' attitudes and animal behaviour

 

 

Teresa Pegger, MSc

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Do owners and only owners serve as a secure base to their dogs in a problem-solving task?

 

Sabrina Ausserwöger, MSc

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Temporal stability of intraspecific relationships in pet dogs

 

Roxanne Berthel, MSc

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

African Grey parrots do ot show spontaneous relational matching

 

 

Andrea Häusler, MSc

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Influence of owner and household characteristics on provision of toys and activities to cats

 

Dr. Katrin Spiesberger

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

The effects of play behaviour, feeding and time of day on salivary lgA levels in calves

 

Viola Windsteig, MSc

 1

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Electromyographic activity of the equine longissimus dorsi muscle during induced back movements at stance

 

Verena Wesian, MSc

 2

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Behavioural responses of heifers towards stroking of the ventral neck or of different head-neck regions

 

Denise Reiter, MSc

 3

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

The influence of the milker's behaviour on social behaviour of dairy cows

 

Julia Schindlbauer, MSc

 4

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Effect of owners presence on object-manipulation in former shelter and family dogs: a sign of different attachment?

 

Christina Pranger, MSc

 5

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Effects of acute stress on the reliability of skin prick testing and mediator release: clinical study in healthy and allergic volunteers using the Trier social stress test

 

Doris Köbrunner, MSc.

 6

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Husbandry and welfare of pet ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) and owners' attitudes: a questionnaire survey

 

Dr. med.vet. Irene Zimpernik

 7

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Morphological investigations on prehistoric and historic pig remains from Austrian archaelogical sites

 

Eleonore Haußner, MSc

 8

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Apples and oranges: achieving comparability between non-invasive strain and the needle criterion in animal experimental procedures of Directive 2010/63/EU

 

Katrina Rosenberger, MSc

 9

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

The effect of milk allowance on solid feed intake, growth and behaviour of Holstein dairy calves.

 

Judit Berczik, MSc

 10

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Long-term consistency in the behavior of pet dogs: Test-retest reliability of a personality test battery.

 

Mag. Patricia Käfer, MSc

 11

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Talking about animal on its own terms: A critique of languages as a defining momentum in understanding animal' states.

 

 

Lisinka Summer, MSc

 12

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Do domestic dogs show visual preferences for particular species and breeds in a free choice test? A touchscreen study. 

 

Annika Huber, MSc

 13

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Empathic-like responding in dogs (Canis familiaris) to emotional sounds of humans and
conspecifics

 

Bettina Schreiner, MSc

 14

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Demethylation of equine sperm DNA during cryopreservation

 

Dr. Irene Fürdös, MSc

 15

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Clinical Studies in Veterinary Oncology at the Borderline between Preclinics and Clinical Trials: Critical Evaluation of Challenges and Opportunities

 

Madelaine Leitsberger, MSc

 16

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Objectification and anthropomorphism:
How advertisement contributes to instrumentalisation

 

Dóra Szabó, MSc

 17

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Testing the Generativity Theory in Kea (Nestor notabilis)

 

Mag. Cornelia Belik, MSc

 18

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

On the human side of animal experiments. Preliminary research into a novel topic in the field of human-animal relationships

 

Martina Muhr, MSc

 19

Topic of the Master's Thesis:

Generation and characterization of a recombinant, soluble form of feline FcεRIα for chip diagnosis of cat allergy

  

Office hours for students

Mag. Katharina Schlick, MA

Phone: +43 1 25077-2681

Email: katharina.schlick@vetmeduni.ac.at