The ACE team
Leads all ACE research projects, and is also involved in a wide variety of behavioural ecology projects.
Studies individual and collective cognition in ants - nutritional balance, tool use, self-control, inference, and more!
Studies how plants may be using behavioural economics to manipulate pollinators - in our case bumblebees.
Studies how preference can be steered in Argentine ants using behavioural economics and comparative psychology. Works closely with Thomas Wagner.
Studies how preference can be steered in Argentine ants using behavioural economics and comparative psychology. Works closely with Henrique Galante.
MSc & BSc students
Rebecca Paintner - BSc thesis
Indifference curves in an insect
Laura Neubauer - BSc thesis
Post-ingestion aversion in invasive ants
Stefanie Kau - MSc laboratory practical
The effect of psychoactives on liquid bait ingestion
PhD student alumni
Dr. Stephanie Wendt
Dr. Massimo de Agro
MSc and BSc students
Alexandra Koch (now back as a research assistant!)
Melina Kienitz (now back as a research assistant!)
Countless 3- and 6-week practical students: you know who you are!