Master Theses 2016

  • Andrés Martina Lorena (2016). Song type and syllable repertoire correlate with the reproductive success and heterzygosity of song sparrow males (Melospiza melodia). (Prof. Dr. Lukas Keller, Dr. Pirmin Nietlisbach, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Barmettler Fabienne (2016). Microbe-Metal Interactions: Microbial Mobilization of Rare Earth Elements from Solid Minerals. (Prof. Dr. Helmut Brandl, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Baur Julian (2016). The evolution of an exaggerated male trait and wing morphology in two closely related Sepsid fly species. (Prof. Dr. Wolf Ulrich Blanckenhorn, Dr. Martin Andreas Schäfer, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Bojic Mara (2016). People’s attitude towards invasive alien species: A case study from Bosnia and Herzegovina. (PD Dr. Marcus Hall, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Bürgin Marvin (2016). The effect of tree species diversity on tree productivity and the stability of the light regime in Swiss forests. (PD Dr. Pascal Niklaus, Dr. Jacqueline Oehri, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Constance Annabelle (2016). Mangroves on Aldabra – habitat change trends, stand structure and species composition. (Dr. Gabriela Schaepman-Strub, Dr. Dennis Hansen, Dr. Nancy Bunbury, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Ganz Kathrin(2016). Feathers as a temporal archive to study lead exposure and stress events in golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) - potential and constraints. (Prof. Dr. Lukas Jenni, Dr. Susanne Jenni-Eiermann, Swiss Ornithological Institute, Sempach, Switzerland)
  • Gourgoulianni Natalia (2016). Temperature-dependent melanism and phenoloxidase activity in the dimorphic fly Sepsis thoracica. (Prof. Dr. Wolf Blanckenhorn, Dr. Juan-Pablo Busso, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Haas Fabian (2016). Genetic variation and population structure of the Kalahari lions (Panthera leo). (Prof. Dr. Barbara König, Prof. Dr. Lukas Keller, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Hatzl Julia (2016). Parasites in a population of feral horses (Dr. Dennis Hansen, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Henzen Angela (2016). Habituation speed to stimuli of different valence in weaned pigs. (PD Dr. Lorenz Gygax, BVET, Tänikon; Prof. Dr. Barbara König, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Kanchanarak Tania (2016). An analysis of mangrove restoration projects in South-Western Thailand. (PD Dr. Marcus Hall, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science; Assistant Prof. Dr. Nuanchan Singkran, Mahidol University, Thailand)
  • Malik Saskia (2016). Toxic Pesticide Exposure on the Hawaiian Islands. The Power of an Environmental Grassroots Movement. (PD Dr. Marcus Hall, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Müller Ramon (2016). Genetic assessment of translocations: a case study of two endangered amphibians. (Dr. Benedikt Schmidt, PD Dr. Janine Bolliger, Prof. Dr. Arpat Ozgul, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Pfister Nina (2016). Unfazed giants: Investigating the effect of disturbances and release method in a rewilding project on Rodrigues Island (Dr. Dennis Hansen, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Reyhanloo Tony Shahin (2016). How to best encourage private sector investors to invest in Land Degradation Neutrality. (Dr. Philippe Saner, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science; Prof. Stefan Baumgärtner, University of Freiburg, Germany)
  • Schmid Dominik W. (2016). Patterns of the resource use differentiation in the population divergence of the Lake Constance threespine stickleback. (Dr. Blake Matthews, EAWAG; Prof. Dr. Owen Petchey, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Simeon Rachel (2016). The effects of nutrient addition and soil warming on Arctic shrubs in Northeastern Siberia. (Dr. Gabriela Schaepman-Strub, Maitane Iturrate Garcia, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Sostizzo-Graf Tanja (2016). Sustainable and Future-Oriented Cocoa Production in Ghana: Analysis of the Initiatives of two Swiss Cholcolate Manufacturers. (PD Dr. Marcus Hall, Dr. P. Aerni, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Vega Kevin (2016). The humble artificial caterpillar: A powerful tool in the study of predation (Dr. Dennis Hansen, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Weber Dominique (2016). Assessment of habitat quality and management of dry grasslands in Switzerland using multi‐temporal satellite images (Dr. Klaus Ecker, Eidg. Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft WSL; Dr. Gabriela Schaepman-Strub, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science; Dr. Achilleas Psomas, Eidg. Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft WSL)
  • Wilwert Elodie (2016). The effect of genetic incompatibilities on female choice in wild house mice (Mus musculus domesticus). (PD Dr. Anna Lindholm, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)