January 2020: My niche is out!


December 2019: Annika's "My niche" paper got accepted at Proc R Soc B!


July 2019: After several decisions that turnt out to be risky Valeria's "risky decisions" paper is published in Scientific Reports!


May 2019: Uli's methods paper on inferring dynamic interactions from concurrent movement data got accepted at MEE!


March 2019: Annika's first PhD paper and our first BioMove paper is out!


A summary (in German) of our current research was published in Portal Wissen, University of Potsdam, 02/2018, pp. 48-53 - "Jedes Tier ist anders: Biologinnen erforschen das individuelle Verhalten von Kleinsäugern".


Press release to Valeria's paper (in German):

Schnell oder flexibel? – Zusammenhang von Lernstil und Persönlichkeit bei Tieren.


Meet you in February 2020 at the meeting of the Ethological Society in Tübingen.


Meet you in March 2020 at the gtö in Leipzig.


New initiative (WiMi.UP) to change employment praxis at German universities.



I am searching M.Sc. students and research assistants for small mammal experiments in the laborarory and in the field.


Also, I search M.Sc. students interested in agent-based modelling landscapes of fear.