PhD Theses 2014

  • Auclair Yannick (2014). Short and long-term fitness consequences of maternal care in wild house mice Mus musculus domesticus. (Prof. Dr. Barbara König, Dr. Anna K. Lindholm, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Baruffol Martin (2014). Aboveground primary productivity in forest ecosystems as a function of species richness and composition. (Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, Prof. Dr. Andrew Hector, Prof. Dr. Keping Ma, Prof. Dr. Michael Scherer-Lorenzen, Prof. Dr. Werner Härdtle, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Barve Aditya (2014). Evolution of Microbial Metabolism. (Prof. Dr. Andreas Wagner, Prof. Dr. Olivier Martin, Prof. Dr. Rolf Kümmerli, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Becker J. J. Philipp (2014). Dispersal and Genetic Variation in a Naturally Fragmented Environment: Insights from a Long‐term Study of White‐throated Dippers (Cinclus cinclus). (Prof. Dr. Lukas F. Keller, Dr. Erik Postma, Prof. Dr. Nicolas Perrin, PD Dr. Michael Schaub, Prof. Dr. Homayoun Bagheri, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Bender Sebastian Franz (2014). Symbiotic soil fungi as drivers of sustainable nutrient cycling. (Prof. Dr. Marcel van der Heijden, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, Dr. Franz Conen, Dr. Jaap Bloem, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Bilgin Tugce (2014). Phenotypic Variation and Robustness in Complex Genetic Systems. (Prof. Dr. Andreas Wagner, Prof. Dr. Mark Robinson, Dr. Michael Krützen, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Bin Dzulkifli David Dzaeman (2014). The Effects of Forest Management Practices on Forest Regeneration and Arthropod Diversity. (Prof. Dr. Andrew Hector, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, Dr. Christopher Philipson, Dr. Jake Snaddon, Dr. Daniel Bebber, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Bin Tangki Hamzah (2014). Impacts of Forest Degradation and Oil Palm Conversion on Ecosystem Structure and Functioning in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. (Prof. Dr. Andrew Hector, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, Dr. Christopher Philipson, Dr. Edgar Turner, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Chamagne Juliette (2014). Tree Species Diversity and the Functioning and Stability of a Managed Forest in Central Europe. (Prof. Dr. Andrew Hector, Dr. Lindsay Turnbull, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, Dr. David Frank, Dr. Drew Purves, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Fergus Alexander Jon (2014). Complementary assembly processes across biodiversity gradients. (Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, Prof. Dr. Andrew Hector, Prof. Dr Andreas Prinzing, PD Dr. Christiane Roscher, Dr. Lindsay Turnbull, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Giordano Marta (2014). Maternal effects in birds: effects of nutritional conditions on maternal reproductive effort and offspring performance. (Prof. Dr. Barbara Tschirren, Prof. Dr. Lukas Keller, Prof. Dr. Michaela Hau, Dr. Katja Räsänen, Dr. Susi Jenni-Eiermann, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Guilbaud Camille Serge Emilien (2014). Flowering and the peak N hypothesis in annual plants. (Prof.Dr. Bernhard Schmid, PD Dr. Lindsay A. Turnbull, Dr. Drew Purves, Prof. Dr. Andrew Hector, Prof. Dr. Kentaro Shimizu, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Helling Matthias (2014). Investigation of Breeding System Evolution in the Arabidopsis Relative Cardamine amara. (Prof. Dr. Kentaro K. Shimizu, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Homberger Martin Benjamin (2014). The effects of prenatal and postnatal contexts on physiology, behaviour and survival of reintroduced grey partridges (Perdix perdix). (Prof. Dr. Lukas Keller, Prof. Dr. Lukas Jenni, Prof. Dr. Alexandre Roulin, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Kobayashi Masaki J. (2014). Molecular evolutionary analyses of reproductive biology in non-model plant species. (Prof. Dr. Kentaro K. Shimizu, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Lüscher Gisela (2014). Quantifying biodiversity in farmland and detecting its drivers. (Prof. Dr. Andrew Hector, Dr. Philippe Jeanneret, Dr. Manuel K. Schneider, Dr. Lindsay A. Turnbull, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Nates Jimenez Juliana (2014). People's familiarity with and attitudes towards native and exotic plant and animal species - case studies from Argentina, Colombia and China. (Prof. Dr. Petra Lindemann-Matthies, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, Prof. Dr. Marta Manser, Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Lehnert, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)
  • Zuppinger-Dingley Debra Leanne (2014). The role of selection within plant communities for ecosystem functioning. (Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid, Prof. Dr. Andrew Hector, Dr. Gerlinde de Deyn, PD Dr. Pascal Niklaus, Dr. Alexandra Weigelt, University of Zurich, Faculty of Science)