About our lab

Our lab is based at the Konrad Lorenz Institute of Ethology of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, and at the Department of Behavioural and Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna. The lab was created thanks to a special grant of…

Research

We study several aspects of avian biology, from migration physiology to sexual selection, both in the laboratory and in the field. A unifying feature of our research is the broad approach that includes both proximate and ultimate questions. Besides long-term…

Join us

We are accepting applications for internships, Bachelor, and Master dissertations. When available, job openings for specific projects are listed below this text, in the Blog page, and at the bottom of this page in the category ‘Jobs’. If you are…

News

MSc project in behavioural biology and migratory bird physiology

We are looking for a motivated Master/Diploma student who would like to gain experience and knowledge on migratory physiology and behavioural biology. The student will be based in the Fusani’s lab a highly vibrant and constantly expanding research environment. The…

Corticosterone in feathers is affected by tropical forest management

Corticosterone in feathers as potential mediator of carry‐over effects of silvicultural practices

Our study on courtship featured in ‘Der Standard’

The newspaper “Der Standard” has published an article by Susanne Strnadl featuring our ongoing project Comparative Aesthetics funded by the WWTF. You can read the full article (in German) by following this link.

MSc project in behavioural biology and migratory bird physiology

We are looking for a motivated Master/Diploma student who would like to gain experience and knowledge on migratory physiology and behavioural biology. The student will be based in the Fusani’s lab a highly vibrant and constantly expanding research environment. The…

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Post-doc position: Computational Behavioural Science

Post-Doc position available to study courtship behaviour with computational tools

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Stopover Strategies in the Sahara

Migratory songbirds use diverse strategies during stopover to cross the Sahara Desert.

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