Welcome on the Behavioural Ecology
The Behavioural Ecology Group of the University of Copenhagen studies social behaviour and communication in animals
Vertebrate Behaviour, Emotion, Communication and Cognition: The Behavioural Ecology Group focuses on the behaviour of vertebrates, and in particular on mammals and birds. Our main projects combine the topics of acoustic communication, emotions, cognition and social interactions, in order to understand how emotions influence communication and cognition, how emotions are transmitted between individuals and influence social relationships, and how acoustic communication affects social interactions. We are also interested in how our research can be used to improve animal welfare and for conservation purpose.
Stereotypies are common in captive animals, but it remains unclear if they are pathological by-products of captive conditions or if the...
Comparative home range size and habitat selection in provisioned and non-provisioned long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) in Baluran National Park, East Java, Indonesia
The effect of food provisioning on ranging patterns of long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) in non- anthropogenic areas is largel...