Past PhD Candidates - Cognition and Communication (2011-2015)

Sarah Deventer, MSc

Nationality: German
Thesis: Personality and social dynamics in crows and ravens
Supervisor: Tecumseh Fitch

Kim Kortekaas, MSc

Nationality: Dutch
Thesis: Social physiology of wolves and dogs during a simulated hunt
Supervisor: Kurt Kotrschal

Matthias-Claudio Loretto, PhD

Nationality: Austrian
Thesis: Movement ecology of wild non-breeding ravens
Supervisor: Thomas Bugnyar
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Alexandru Munteanu, PhD

Nationality: Rumanian
Thesis: The emotional basis of raven social relations
Supervisor: Thomas Bugnyar

Mark O'Hara, PhD

Nationality: Austrian
Title: Inferential reasoning in birds
Supervisor: Ludwig Huber

Andrius Pašukonis, PhD

Nationality: Lithuanian
Title: The role of learning in the spatial behaviour of neotropical poison frogs (Dendrobatidae)
Supervisor: Walter Hödl
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Stephan Reber, PhD

Nationality: Swiss
Title: Production and perception of vocal signals in the Archosauria
Supervisor: Tecumseh Fitch
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Stephanie Riemer, PhD

Nationality: Austrian
Title: Individual differences in behaviour and cognitive performance in domestic dogs
Supervisor: Ludwig Huber
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Mag. Iris Schöberl

Nationality: Austrian
Title: Factors affecting stress coping in human-dog-dyads
Supervisor: Kurt Kotrschal

Mag. Iris Starnberger

Nationality: Austrian
Title: Multimodal signaling in anurans
Supervisor: Walter Hödl
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Georgine Szipl, PhD

Nationality: German
Title: Social relationships and acoustic communication in common ravens (Corvus corax)
Supervisor: Thomas Bugnyar

Esmeralda Urquiza-Haas, MSc

Nationality: Mexican
Title: Mental state attribution to animals and objects: processes and associated factors
Supervisor: Kurt Kotrschal
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Lisa Wallis, PhD

Nationality: British
Title: Cognitive development and aging in pet dogs
Supervisor: Ludwig Huber
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Gesche Westphal Fitch, PhD

Nationality: German
Title: Comparative studies on visual pattern processing
Supervisor: Ludwig Huber
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