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Sophie von Merten

Sophie von Merten

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Department: Faculty of Sciences, Animal Biology
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : AU=(von Merten S)
  • Title: Solitary twittering of shrews - The missing link between vocal communication and echolocation in mammals? Supervisor: Maria da Luz Mathias & Lutz Wiegrebe Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BPD/118053/2016 Start date: 2017-09-01 End date: 2020-08-31


Academic career and Professional experience

Academic career
2011: PhD in Biology, University of Tübingen, Germany (24.05.2011)
2003: Diploma in Biology (corresponding to MSc), Department of Zoology, University of Munich, Germany.


Professional experience in research
2017 - present: Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Portugal (postdoctoral fellow FCT: SFRH/BPD/118053/2016)
2016 - 2017: Department for Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön, Germany (postdoc)
2013 - 2016: Department for Systematic Zoology, Adam Mickewicz University, Poznań, Poland: (postdoctoral fellow Marie-Curie: PIEF-GA-2012-332331)
2011 - 2013: Department for Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön, Germany (postdoc)
2006 - 2011 Max Planck Research Group of PD Dr. Björn Siemers, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany (PhD student)


Professional experience outside research
2005 - 2006: Group of Prof. Dr. York Winter, University of Munich, Germany:
- employed in line with the a german founder program EXIST-SEED (BMBF)
- development of instrumentation for the collection of behavioural data
2004 - 2005: „St. Petersburgische Zeitung“ in St. Petersburg, Russia:
- journalistic and editorial internship
2003 - 2004: Group of Prof. Dr. York Winter, University of Munich, Germany:
- building, testing and documentation of automated experimental setups

Research interests

behavioural ecology, acoustic communication, animal personality, small mammals


for more information on me: http://polilla.de/shrewcology/.....

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Publications

WoS Papers (9)
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