Head of Division
Prof. Dr. Michael Taborsky

Institut für Ökologie und Evolution
Telefon: +41 31 631 91 11
Telefax: +41 31 631 91 41
E-Mail:   claudia.leiser@iee.unibe.ch

Ethologische Station Hasli
Wohlenstrasse 50a
CH-3032 Hinterkappelen

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Universität Bern

HIGHLIGHTS

PNAS - Divergence of developmental trajectories is triggered interactively by early social and ecological experience in a cooperative breeder. Fischer, Bohn, Oberhummer, Nyman & B. Taborsky
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PNAS - Predation risk drives social complexity in cooperative breeders. Groenewoud, Frommen, Josi, Tanaka, Jungwirth & Taborsky
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The evolution of cooperation based on direct fitness benefits. Phil Trans theme issue compiled and edited by Taborsky M., Frommen JG & Riehl C. (2016)
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NATURE COMMUNICATIONS Kinship reduces alloparental care in cooperative cichlids where helpers pay-to-stay
Zoettl M., Heg D., Chervet N. & Taborsky M. (2013)
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Social competence: an evolutionary approach
Taborsky, B. & Oliveira, R.F.
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Larval helpers and age polyethism in ambrosia beetles
Biedermann P.H.W. & Taborsky M.
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Animal personality due to social niche specialisation
Bergmueller R. & Taborsky M.
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Environmental Change Enhances Cognitive Abilities in Fish
Kotrschal, A. & Taborsky, B.
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Extended phenotypes as signals
Franziska C. Schaedelin and Michael Taborsky
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On the Origin of Species by Natural and Sexual Selection
G. Sander van Doorn, Pim Edelaar, Franz J. Weissing
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Cambridge University Press
Alternative Reproductive Tactics: An Integrative
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Oliveira R., Taborsky M. & Brockmann H.J.
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Talks and Events

Lecture Series

Joint Seminar Series of the Divisions of Evolutionary Ecology and Behavioural Ecology.

Lecture Series in Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology

Wednesday, 16.15 h, Haller Auditorium (Baltzerstrasse 1)

Ecology and Evolution

Tuesday, 16.15 h, Haller Auditorium (Baltzerstrasse 1)

Upcoming Meetings

  • 24-27 July 2018 Arolla/Switzerland: CUSO Workshop on "Comparative Social Evolution" more...

Past Meetings & Social Events

  • 18-21 July 2017 Arolla/Switzerland: CUSO Workshop on "Early-environment effect: Towards integrating theoretical and empirical approaches" more...
  • 19-22 July 2016 Arolla/Switzerland: CUSO Workshop on "The role of sensory ecology and cognition in social decisions" more...
  • 6-9 July 2015 Arolla/Switzerland: CUSO Workshop on "The costs and benefits of information acquisition and use in social interactions" more...; Pictures
  • 12-15 July 2014 Arolla/Switzerland: CUSO Workshop on "Social evolution: merits and limitations of inclusive fitness theory" more...
  • 11.-14 August 2013 Arolla/Swizerland: CUSO Workshop on "The evolution of proximate mechanisms of behavioural and life history decisions" more...
  • 06.-09 December 2012 Beatenberg/Swizerland; first annual workshop of the ProDoc program "Proximate and Ultimate Causes of Cooperation" more...
  • 04-07 August 2012, Adelboden/Switzerland; Workshop on "The evolution of consistent phenotype variation: alternative tactics vs. behavioural syndromes" more ...
  • Symposium on "The Theory of Cooperation", Adelboden 2011 and on "The use of animal model system to study social evolution", Adelboden 2009 more...
  • Picure-Gallery from the CUSO Workshop 2008, Adelboden