(19.12.2016)

 

Giovanni Polverino has successfully defended his dissertation today. Congratulations Giovanni! 

(18.12.2016)

 

Pep Alós and Robert Arlinghaus found fisheries induced behavioural selection in the rapidly exploited pearly razorfish. Read about it HERE.

(02.12.2016)

 

See David Bierbach present his ideas on leadership at the Falling Walls conference in Berlin HERE.

(20.10.2016)

 

Shin Nakayama has published a new paper about how fish personality directs group movement. Read it HERE.

(29.09.2016)

 

Listen to Kate Laskowski's interview on Deutschlandfunk radio and hear her discuss how the behaviour of predators might influence the dynamics of food webs HERE 

(29.09.2016)

 

Robert Arlinghaus and Josep Alós have published a new paper on the evolutionary effects of size-selective harvesting on trait variability. Read it HERE 

(29.09.2016)

 

Giovanni Polverino, David Bierbach and Robert Arlinghaus have published a new paper investigating the pace-of-life syndrome in zebrafish. Read it HERE 

(06.09.2016)

 

Giovanni Polverino, Claudia Cigliano,  Shin Nakayama and Thomas Mehner have published a new paper showing how personality emerges over time in the absence of environmental stress factors. Read it HERE.

(18.08.2016)

 

Arne Schröder, Gregor Kalinkat and Robert Arlinghaus have published a new paper investigating the relationship between behavioural types and functional response parameters. Read it HERE.

(04.08.2016)

 

What are the potential consequences of the passive gear-induced timidity syndrome? Read about them  in a new paper published in Fish and Fisheries by Robert Arlinghaus, Kate Laskowski, Josep Alós, Christopher Monk, Shin Nakayama and Arne Schröder. Read it HERE

(01.07.2016)

 

David Bierbach has a new paper on personality based premating isolation in a sulfur adapted Poeciliid. Read it HERE.

(30.06.2016)

 

Shin Nakayama, Kate Laskowski and Robert Arlinghaus have published a new paper on the repeatability of perch activity in the wild across an environmental gradient. Read it HERE

(17.05.2016)

 

New paper about how dominance interactions determine adult social networks in clonal mollies by Kate Laskowski, Max Wolf and David Bierbach. Read it HERE

(19.04.2016)

 

Giovanni Polverino, Georg Staaks and Thomas Mehner have published a new paper in Animal Behaviour investigating the biases of tank size when conducting behavioural assays. Read it HERE

(13.04.2016)

 

New paper by Kate Laskowski, Christopher Monk, Giovanni Polverino, Josep Alós, Shin Nakayama, Georg Staaks, Thomas Mehner and Robert Arlinghaus on behavioural types and pace-of-life in a top predator. See HERE

(13.04.2016)

 

New paper authored by Robert Arlinghaus: Stress is not pain. Read it HERE

(21.03.2016)

 

David Bierbach and Kate Laskowski published new research in Aquatic Ecology comparing the personality of invasive and native amphipod species. Read it HERE

(07.03.2016)

 

Robert Arlinghaus and Christopher Monk appeared in the 3sat documentary "Angeln Verbieten". Watch HERE.

(29.02.2016)

 

A new paper by Robert Arlinghaus reports increased timidity of freshwater salmonids in heavily fished areas disrupts the typical positive size-dependent vulnerability. Read it HERE

(29.02.2016)

 

Robert Arlinghaus has been given the Cultura Award for European excellence in science to support sustainability in land use. The ceremony is June 14 in Göttingen. Congratulations Robert! More info HERE

(08.02.2016)

 

David Biebach has been awarded a DFG grant. Congratulations David! He will continue with the B-types group and study the leader-follower dynamics of fish shoals and a robotic fish. 

(01.02.2016)

 

How can we improve the acceptance of a robot by fish? See in a new paper authored by David Bierbach, Nadine Muggelberg and Jens Krause HERE.

(21.01.2016)

 

Robert Arlinghaus, Josep Alos, Kate Laskowski, Christopher Monk, Shin Nakayama and Arne Schröder have published a new article about the harvest- induced timidity syndrome. Read it HERE.

(14.01.2016)

 

Gregor Kalinkat has a new paper in Biological Reviews. Read it HERE.

(11.12.2015)

 

A big congratulations to Gregor Kalinkat, who has been awarded a DFG grant. He will be studying how fish personality modifies functional response curves over the next two years.

(15.10.2015)

 

Hear David Bierbach speak about the Robofish and guppy personality HERE.

(21.08.2015)

 

Robert Arlinghaus was featured on the game show Kaum zu glauben! (Hard to Believe!) where judges had to guess his profession. Check it out in this VIDEO (mins 10 - 20)

(21.08.2015)

 

Josep Alos and Robert Arlinghaus have a new paper in PLoS ONE showing empirical evidence of the species specific export of fish that are naive to angling from a marine protected area. See HERE

(17.08.2015)

 

Ralf Kurvers has also just been awarded a DFG grant. He will continue to work on collective decision making. Congratulations Ralf!

(11.08.2015)

 

Congratulations to Kate Laskowski on being awarded a DFG grant! She will continue working with the btypes group for the next three years.

(14.07.2015)

 

Congratulations to Tonio Pieterek for winning the DAFV prize for outstanding research for his M.Sc. thesis on the determinants of vulnerability to angling in pike. See HERE.

(30.06.2015)

 

Robert Arlinghaus and Kate Laskowski discuss fish personality in the Badische Zeitung. Read HERE

(30.06.2015)

 

Robert Arlinghaus, Giovanni Polverino and David Bierbach's work on fisheries induced evolution was covered by Science Daily. Read HERE

(19.06.2015)

 

David Bierbach and Max Wolf published a new paper in Behavioral Ecology about the interaction of personality and competition for a mate in Atlantic mollies. See HERE

(18.06.2015)

 

Congratuations to Christopher Monk for winning the NASCO award for best graduate student presentation at the 2015 EIFAAC meeting.

(01.06.2015)

 

Robert Arlinghaus and Shin Nakayama published a new paper assessing the performance of whole-lake acoustic telemetry systems. Read it HERE

(28.05.2015)

 

New work authored by Robert Arlinghaus, Giovanni Polverino and David Bierbach that demonstrates a range of evolutionary consequences of size-selective harvesting was just published. Read it HERE

(26.05.2015)

 

Max Wolf, Jens Krause and Ralf Kurvers have a new paper published in Animal Behaviour. Read it HERE 

(15.05.2015)

  David Bierbach was interviewed for an article in the Tierfreund about animal personality. Read it HERE

(15.05.2015)

   Kate Laskowski has a new paper in Advances in Ecological Research. See HERE

(15.05.2015)

 

 Gregor Kalinkat has a new paper in Current Opinion in Insect Science. See HERE

(07.05.2015)

 

A big congratulations to Ralf Kurvers for landing a Research Scientist position at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. 

(02.04.2015)

 

Dutch science magazine Bionieuws highlights recent article by Max Wolf on sex difference in parental care. Read it HERE.

(30.03.2015)

 

We have a new student assistant job available. For the details, see HERE.

(17.03.2015)

 

A big congratulations to Mara Beck for the successful completion of her M.Sc. 

(10.03.2015)

 

Congrats to Arne Schröder for securing a "Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships (IF) Horizon 2020" grant. More details soon about his research topic: "The consequences of the joint individual variation in size-specific life histories and behavioural types"

(02.03.2015)

 

Robert Arlinghaus was interviewed on Radio Eins about the applied aspects of fish personality. Listen HERE

(19.02.2015)

 

New publication in Proc. R. Soc. B. by Max Wolf about the evolution of sex differences in parental care through sexual conflict. See HERE.

(29.01.2015)

 

Josep Alós and Robert Arlinghaus have a new article published in CJFAS. See HERE.

(29.01.2015)

 

Coverage in Switzerland: the newspaper die neue Luzerner has covered Robert Arlinghaus and Kate Laskowski's interview about fish personality and fishing. Check it out HERE

(19.01.2015)

 

Robert Arlinghaus and Kate Laskowski discuss the impacts of fishing on fish personality HERE in the Hamburger Abendblatt.

(09.12.2014)

 

Max Wolf has a new paper in TREE covering the importance of feedbacks for state-dependent animal personality. See HERE

(19.11.2014)

 

What shapes catchability in a sedentary fish? Find out HERE in a new publication by Josep Alós in Marine Ecology Progress Series.

(19.11.2014)

 

A Berliner Zeitung press article featuring work by Robert Arlinghaus and Kate Laskowski has just been published. Link HERE.

(19.11.2014)

 

The latest Verbund Journal contains articles authored by Robert Arlinghaus and David Bierbach covering some of their current research on pike cannibalism and deception in mate choice respectively. See HERE.

(03.11.2014)  

Deutschlandfunk interviews Max Wolf about personality differences in animals. Listen HERE

(27.10.2014)  

Gregor Kalinkat has a new piece published in the Journal of Animal Ecology. See the abstract HERE.

(27.10.2014)  

New article by Arne Schröder in Trends in Ecology and Evolution. See HERE

(12.09.2014)  

New publication by Josep Alós in Ecology and Evolution.  Click HERE to view the full article.

(12.05.2014)

 

Kate Laskowski's article on spider personalities was featured by NY times. Click HERE to read more.