Master Theses 2013

  • Bader Elias (2013). Mobility and susceptibility to land use change: Assessing occupancies of aerial insectivorous bats in the Neotropics by accounting for detectability. (Prof. Dr. Barbara König, Dr. Thomas Sattler, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Balmer Sandra (2013). Activity patterns of Leopard Tortoises and the influence of environmental temperatures and space use behaviour in Leopard Tortoises. (Prof. Dr. Marta Manser, Dr. Dennis Marinus Hansen, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Balmer Alice (2013). Fast food for animals - A comprehensive ecological pollination study of non-flying mammal pollinated proteas. (Dr. Dennis Marinus Hansen, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Biswakarma Jagannath (2013). Biodegradation of Selected Brominated Flame Retardants in Sewage Sludge. (Prof. Dr. Helmut Brandl, Dr. Christian Bogdal, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Bont Zoe (2013). Fungal light emission - antifungal susceptibility testing based on the bioluminescence by Armillaria cepistipes. (Prof. Dr. Helmut Brandl, Prof. Dr. Jakob Pernthaler, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Brauchli Marisa (2013). Evaluating the importance of microbial mats for dolomite formation in the Dohat Faishakh sabkha, Qatar, Tomaso Bontognali. (Prof. Dr. Helmut Brandl, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Fiechter Ruth Marie-Estelle (2013). What are the consequences on the dynamics of an anuran community when a strong competitor goes extinct? (Dr. Benedikt Schmidt, Prof. Dr. Arpat Ozgul, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Flubacher Manuela (2013). Effects of activity and habitat on predationrisk of roe deer of roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) fawns. (Prof. Dr. Lukas Keller, Prof. Dr. Owen L. Petchey, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Gavilano Alexandra (2013). Artisanal mining and water - Water quality evaluation of river 'El Toro'. (Prof. Dr. Helmut Brandl, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Gerber Stefan (2013). Micropollutant-induced phenotypic adaptation in cyanobacteria Microcystis aeruginosa. (Prof. Dr. Owen L. Petchey, Dr. Francesco Pomati, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Heldstab Sandra (2013). The function of bolthole renovation in meerkats. (Prof. Dr. Marta Manser, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Hoffmann Jael Christina (2013). Identifying Factors Influencing Double Breeding Decisions in Hoopoes Upupa epops. (Prof. Dr. Lukas Keller, Prof. Dr. Owen L. Petchey, Michael Schaub, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Keller Martina Deborah (2013). Food-mediated maternal effects predict oxidative damage in great tit (Parus major) nestlings. (Prof. Dr. Barbara Tschirren, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Küpper Nadja (2013). Reasons to stay close? Social thermoregulation in Bechstein’s bats (Myotis bechsteinii). (Prof. Dr. Gerald Kerth, Prof. Dr. Barbara König, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Lutz Janika (2013). Interplay of social position, mood and stimulus valence on emotional reactions in sheep. (PD Dr. Lorenz Gygax Hillmann, Prof. Dr. Barbara König, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Mausbach Jelena (2013). Does the production of close calls in meerkats correlate to glucocorticoids and life history traits? (Prof. Dr. Marta Manser, Dr. Inês Braga Gonçalves, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Meier Olivia Lucie (2013). Knowledge and concern about sharks in Switzerland. (Prof. Dr. Petra Lindemann-Matthies, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Morger Jennifer (2013). Diversity and divergence patterns of Toll-like receptor (TLR) genes in wild rodents - The role of species, space, and parasites. (Prof. Dr. Barbara Tschirren, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Oehri Jacqueline (2013). Investigating the relationships among biodiversity, land use and ecosystem services: Selection and comparative analysis of specific terrestrial sites in Switzerland. (Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Rothacher Yannick (2013). Call Combinations in Vervet Monkeys. (Dr. Simon Townsend, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Schenkel Martina (2013). The prevalence of the amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in permanent and temporary ponds. (Prof. Dr. Lukas Keller, Dr. Benedikt Schmidt, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Shekeine John (2013). Deducing seasonal and inter-annual trends in climate induced productivity oscillations on Aldabra Atoll. (Dr. Gabriela Schaepman-Strub, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Steinert Lukas (2013). The influence of predator species behavior and location on anti-predator behaviors of meerkats (Suricata suricatta). (Prof. Dr. Marta Manser, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Thürlimann Nina (2013). Frugivory and seed dispersal by the Seychelles skink (Mabuya sechellensis) and its Response to Habitat Restoration. (Dr. Dennis Marinus Hansen, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Topalovic Dorde (2013). Productivity and Metal Accumulation Capacity of the Invasive Metal Tolerant Neophyte Buddleja davidii. (Prof. Dr. Helmut Brandl, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Yang Min (2013). Removal of heavy metal and bacteria from water by TiO2 photocatalyst. (Prof. Dr. Helmut Brandl, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)