Dr Vlad Demartsev during a playback experiment with a group of meerkats. Image: Communication and Collective Movement Group

Coordination through communication

Humboldt Research Fellowship for University of Konstanz biologist: Behavioural ecologist Dr Vlad Demartsev from Tel Aviv University, Israel, is granted a prestigious Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers that enables him to continue his work in Dr Ariana Strandburg-Peshkin’s Gips Schüle Research Group on Communication and Collective Movement, based at the Department of Biology.

As a Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Demartsev will look into the motivational phase of vocal signalling in meerkats in an attempt to better understand how these animals plan and prepare their vocalisations. Read the full article in our online magazine.