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Human Animal Interactions Symposium

Name: Vetmeduni, Hörsaal C
Beschreibung: Gebäude AE

Veranstaltungsbeginn: 22.06.2023 - 09:00 Uhr

Veranstaltungsende: 22.06.2023 - 17:00 Uhr

Veranstaltungskategorie: Forschung, Alumni, Symposium, Am Campus

The 1st Symposium on Human Animal Interactions 2023 in Vienna sets the stage for current research on the relationships between humans and animals.
It covers a variety of topics ranging from animal husbandry, animal welfare, behavioral and cognitive biology to comparative medicine and ethics.

Students of the Interdisciplinary Master's Programme in Human–Animal Interactions (IMHAI) presenting their ongoing research project through a conference day and of posters sessions.
Guest speaker Dr. Lisa Horn-Péter will as well come to share about her ongoing research about human and non-human animal cognitive abilities.

  • Free entrance, coffee and refreshments are included
  • Registration before 01.06.2023 (click here)


8:30 Door opening 
9:00 Welcoming talk addressed by Ludwig Huber & Vicerector Jürgen Rehage
9:20 Guest speaker/keynote: Lisa Horn-Péter: Prosociality in children and corvids
10:05 Coffee break

10:35 Student talks I

  • 10:35 | Kimberly Brosche: Addressing pigs: A comparative study on pigs' selective sensitivity to human ostensive communication
  • 11:05 | Jeanne Tréhorel: Why should I copy you? Exploring the link between overimitation and obedience in dogs
  • 11:35 | Narayan Patel: Controls in Goffin Cockatoos (Cacatua goffiniana)
  • 12:05 | Yasmin Gräter: Stimulus enhancement in kea (Nestor
    notabilis) doing an object choice task

12:35 Lunch break
13:35 Poster session

14:35 Student talks II

  • 14:35 | Inken Seib: The political inclusion of farm animals interests
  • 15:05 | Barbara Heinish: Vigilance behaviour as indicator in on-farm cattle welfare assessment.

15:35 Coffee break

  • 15:55 | Juliette Gratalon: Behavioral and endocrine responses in horses after human interaction
  • 16:25 | Astrid Kristl: Dog-assisted-pedagogy in the English as a foreign language classroom: Effects of a school dog on middle-schoolers’ performance on a vocabulary acquisition task

16:55 Closing