Katharina Hirschenhauser

Research Interests

  • Social modulation of hormones and behavior (in competition, coordination and cooperation)
  • Stress research (social buffer effects, perceived stress load)
  • Non-invasive methods (steroid metabolites in bird droppings, fish-holding water, human saliva)

Curriculum Vitae


Grants and awards

2012 ‘For Women in Science‘, L’Oréal grant awarded by the Austrian Academy of Sciences
2010 ‘Focus of Excellence’ by the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Vienna
2010 Niko Tinbergen Award by the Ethologische Gesellschaft e.V.
2009 Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship