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                          Arnold, Walter, O.Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat.
Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology
Chair of Institute
Savoyenstraße 1
1160 Wien

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Curr. Vitae

2011 Speaker of the Department for Integrative Biology and Evolution of the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
1995 Professor for Wildlife Biology at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Director of the Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology
1993 -1995 Professor for Zoology at the Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany
1992 -1993 Guest scientist at the Department of Zoology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
1988 -1992 Scientist at the Max-Planck-Institute for Behavioural Physiologie, Seewiesen.
1986 -1988 post-doc at the Max-Planck-Institute for Behavioural Physiology, Seewiesen
1982 -1986 Dissertation at the Max-Planck-Institut for Behavioural Physiology, Seewiesen (PhD)
1976 -1982 Study of Biology at the Philipps University of Marburg and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
1973 -1976 Study of Economy at the Fachhochschule für Wirtschaft des Berufsförderungswerkes Heidelberg


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Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2015 - Wissenschaftliche Kommission der Vogelwarte Sempach, Schweiz
2013 - wissenschaftlicher Beirat des Nationalparkes Donau-Auen
Member of the Advisory Board
2011 - Wissenschaftlicher Beirat des Graduiertenkollegs der Tierärztlichen Hochschule Hannover
Member of the Advisory Board
2005 - Fachtierarztprüfungskommission Wild- und Zootiere der Österreichischen Tierärztekammer
2000 - Beirat für Tiergartenbiologie, Zoologie und Ökologie der Schönbrunner Tiergarten Ges.m.b.H.
1998 -2014 wissenschaftlicher Beirat des Nationalparks "Neusiedler See - Seewinkel"
Member of the Advisory Board

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2000 - European Journal of Wildlife Research: Redaktionsmitglied

Reviewer for scientific journals

  • Acta Theriologica.
  • American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.
  • American Naturalist.
  • Animal Behaviour.
  • Baltic Forestry.
  • Behavioral Ecology.
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.
  • Biology Letters.
  • BMC Evolutionary Biology.
  • Canadian Journal of Zoology.
  • Chronobiology International.
  • Comparative biochemistry and physiology A, Molecular & integrative physiology.
  • Current Biology.
  • Ecology Letters.
  • Ethology.
  • European Journal of Wildlife Research.
  • Frontiers in Zoology.
  • Functional Ecology.
  • Global Change Biology.
  • Integrative and Comparative Biology.
  • Journal of Applied Ecology.
  • Journal of Biological Rhythms.
  • Journal of Comparative Physiology / A.
  • Journal of Comparative Physiology / B.
  • Journal of Endocrinology.
  • Journal of Experimental Biology.
  • Journal of Mammalogy.
  • Journal of Zoology.
  • Mammal Review.
  • Mammalian Biology.
  • North-Western Journal of Zoology.
  • Oecologia.
  • Physiological and Biochemical Zoology.
  • Physiological Genomics.
  • Physiology & Behavior.
  • PLoS One.
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B : Biological Sciences.
  • Reproduction.
  • Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift.
  • Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift.
  • Zoology.
  • Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

    2015 - Swiss National Science Foundation - Switzerland
    2018 -2018 Leibniz-Gemeinschaft - Germany
    2003 -2015 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - Germany
    2011 -2012 European Research Council (ERC) - Belgium
    2008 -2009 European Science Foundation - France

    Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

    2012 Living in a Seasonal World: Thermoregulatory and Metabolic Adaptations
    Member of organizing committee
    2007 From ecology to conservation: Merging basic and applied science
    Member of organizing committee
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