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                          Huber, Ludwig, Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat.
Comparative Cognition
Director of Division
Donaufelderstra├če 159
1210 Wien

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2011 Appointment as full professor (chair) for the natural science of animal ethics and human-animal-interactions at the Messerli Research Institute, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Medical University of Vienna (double appointment) and University of Vienna; spokesman of the institute.
2010 -2011 Head of the Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna
2008 -2013 Austrian representative and member of the Steering Committee of the ESF Network Program "Comparative Cognition"
2005 Guest professor at the Dept of Anthropology, Charles University, Prague
2005 -2008 Co-ordinator of the 3-yrs EU-project EDICI "Evolution, development and intentional control of imitation"
2005 -2009 Head of the Emerging Focus "Cognition" of the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Vienna
2000 Associate Professor for Zoology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Vienna
2000 Habilitation, Zoology (with special focus on Cognitive Biology), University of Vienna
1995 -2003 Head of the Department of Theoretical Biology at the Institute of Zoology, University of Vienna
1991 -2000 Assistant Professor at the Institute of Zoology, University of Vienna
1988 -1991 PhD (Dr. rer. nat.), Zoology, University of Vienna, supervisor: Prof. Rupert Riedl
1983 -1988 Studies of Biology/Zoology, Philosophy of Science, University of Vienna


2013 Ehrenbotschafter des Jane Goodall Instituts-Austria

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2017 - Aufsichtsrat Jane Goodall Institute Austria
Member of the Advisory Board
2017 - Stv. Kommissionsmitglied Senat der Vetmeduni Vienna
2016 - Wissenschaftlicher Beirat am Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin
Member of the Advisory Board

Reviewer for scientific journals

  • Animal Cognition.
  • Behavioural Processes.
  • Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews.
  • Current Biology.
  • Frontiers in Psychology.
  • HardwareX.
  • Journal of Comparative Psychology.
  • Journal Of Experimental Psychology-Animal Learning and Cognition.
  • Learning and Motivation.
  • Peerj.
  • Physiology & Behavior.
  • PLoS One.
  • Preventive Veterinary Medicine.
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B : Biological Sciences.
  • Science.
  • Trends in Neurosciences.
  • Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

    2016 Karl-Franzens-Universit├Ąt Graz (KFU), External appointment

    Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

    2013 - European Research Council (ERC) - Belgium

    Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

    2014 23rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ)
    Member of organizing committee
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