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
Visual discrimination of sucrose in Bumblebees
Chiara Matschunas - MSc project practical
Insect Behavioural Economics: bundling and integration in ants
Melanie Kabas - MSc project practical
Effect of trail pheromone on learning 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!