The ACE team
Leads all ACE research projects, and is also involved in a wide variety of behavioural ecology projects. Collects data on occasion.
In charge of developing a robotic flower meadow for our bumblebees. Cameras! Micro-computers! Lots and lots of mini-pumps! Also does spider vision research in his spare time.
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
Melina Kienitz - BSc thesis
Menu effects in an insect: peak-end rule effects in bumblebees
Stealth Human - BSc thesis
The effect of social information on optimism and pessimism
Chiara Matschunas - MSc 8 week project practical
Insect Behavioural Economics: bundling and integration in ants
PhD student alumni
Dr. Stephanie Wendt
Dr. Massimo de Agro (now back as a post-doc!)
MSc and BSc students
Alexandra Koch (now back as a research assistant!)
Countless 3- and 6-week practical students: you know who you are!