Lectures

As scientists we present our ideas and results at conferences, workshops or other events we are invited. Here you find a number of lectures given by collaborators of the WSC.

  • Virányi Zs, Range F (2010) Do domestication hypotheses have the right ideas about wolves? Plenary talk at the 2nd Canine Science Forum, 25.-28 July, Vienna, Austria
  • Hann K, Range F, Kotrschal K, Virányi Zs (2010) Social support from humans in hand-raised wolf (Canis lupus) and dog pups (Canis familiaris) Poster presented at the 2nd Canine Science Forum, 25.-28 July, Vienna, Austria
  • Heufelder S, Kotrschal K, Virányi Zs, Range F (2010) Social Play in captive timber wolves (Canis lupus occidentalis): possible functions and links to social relationship. Poster presented at the 2nd Canine Science Forum, 25.-28 July, Vienna, Austria
  • Vasconcellos A, Virányi Zs, Range F, Ades C, Kotrschal K (2010) Social interactions and non-invasive stress monitoring in captive timber wolves (Canis lupus). Poster presented at the 2nd Canine Science Forum, 25.-28 July, Vienna, Austria.
  • Auer M, Wedl M, Range F, Virányi Zs, Belényi B,  Kotrschal K (2010) Leash walking as a model for cooperation between humans and wolves: the effects of personality and intensity of contact. Poster presented at the 2nd Canine Science Forum, 25.-28 July, Vienna, Austria.
  • Virányi Zs & Range F (2010) Humans teaching dogs: The influence of human ostensive communication on dogs’ social learning. Talk presented at the Workshop: Recognizing, attracting, directing and sharing attention in human and nonhuman animals. Methods of investigation and levels of interpretation. 18-19 November 2010, Milan, Italy
  • Virányi Zs & Range F (2010) The development of gaze following in wolves. Talk presented at the Workshop: Recognizing, attracting, directing and sharing attention in human and nonhuman animals. Methods of investigation and levels of interpretation. 18-19 November 2010, Milan, Italy
  • Virányi Zs (2011) Dog and wolf cognition: Lessons for and from the study of human cognition. Talk presented at the 2011 CEU Budapest Conference on Cognitive Development, 14-16 January 2011, Budapest, Hungary
  • Range F & Virányi Zs (2011) The details matter: The performance of wolves and dogs in social cognitive tasks can reflect fundamental differences in their emotional response. Talk presented at the 2nd ToK conference of CompCog, 25.-27 May, Prague, Czech.
  • Virányi Zs (2011) No escape from conceptualizing animal behaviour? The role of theory in animal cognition. Talk presented at the 2nd ToK conference of CompCog, 25.-27 May, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Range F (2011) Social monitoring in wolves and dogs. Talk presented at the Workshop: Vocal communication and social cognition, 3.-5. March, Zurich
  • Range F & Virányi Zs (2011) The devil lies in the details: Social learning in wolves and dogs. Talk presented at the Animal Behaviour Society Meeting, 25.-30. July, Bloomington, USA.
  • Virányi Zs & Range F (2011) Following gazing and pointing in domestic dogs and in wolves: communication or behaviour-reading? Poster presented at the Animal Behaviour Society Meeting, 25.-30. July, Bloomington, USA.
  • Virányi Zs (2011) Comparative cognition: What do dogs and wolves teach us about the evolution of social cognition? Plenary talk at the ESCON 2011 conference, 24-28 August 2011, Sligo, Ireland
  • Range F & Virányi Zs (2011) The details matter: The performance of wolves and dogs in social cognitive tasks can reflect fundamental differences in their emotional response. Talk presented at the 2nd ToK conference of CompCog, 25.-27 May, Prague, Czech.
  • Range F (2011) Social monitoring in wolves and dogs. Invited talk presented at the Workshop: Vocal communication and social cognition, 3.-5. March, Zurich
  • Range F & Virányi Zs (2011) The devil lies in the details: Social learning in wolves and dogs. Talk presented at the Animal Behaviour Society Meeting, 25.-30. July, Bloomington, USA.
  • Virányi Zs & Range F (2011) Following gazing and pointing in domestic dogs and in wolves: communication or behaviour-reading? Poster presented at the Animal Behaviour Society Meeting, 25.-30. July, Bloomington, USA.
  • Range F (2011) L’effet de la domestication sur les capacités cognitives des chiens. Plenary talk presented at the SEEVAD – Société Européenne d’Ethologie Vétérinaire des Animaux Domestique conference, 9-11.September, Paris, France
  • Range F (2011) Differences and Similarities of wolves and dogs - new insights of the Wolf Science Center. Invited talk at the Anthropological Institute & Museum, 26.September, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Range F (2011) Unterschiede zwischen Wölfen und Hunden – neue Erklärungsansätze. Invited talk at Zoological Society Zurich, 27. September, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Range, F. (2011) Unterschiede zwischen Wölfen und Hunden – neue Erklärungsansätze. Invited talk at the Freie Universität Berlin (Intensivseminar Tierschutz und Tierverhalten), 6.November, Berlin, German
  • Range, F. (2012) Wolf und Hund – Neue Ergebnisse. Invited talk at the ‘Naturhistorisches Museums’ Wien, 12. March, Vienna, Austria
  • Ritter, C.  (2012) Who is more tolerant? Cofeeding in pack living dogs and wolves, Poster presentation, Canine Science Forum, Barcelona, Spain
  • Hentrup, M. (2012) The effect of social factors on object exploration in captive wolf pack, Poster presentation, Canine Science Forum, Barcelona, Spain
  • Korteekas, K. & Kotrschal, K. (2012) Heart rate and heart rate variability of dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) during physical and mental activity, Poster presentation, Canine Science Forum, Barcelona, Spain
  • Range, F. & Viranyi, Zs. (2012): Paying attention to the details: the influence of domestication, Poster presentation, Canine Science Forum, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Auer, M., Wedl, M., Range, F., Virányi, Zs., Belényi, B., Kotrschal, K.: Leash walking as a model for cooperation between humans and wolves: the effects of personality, Poster presentation, Canine Science Forum, Barcelona, Spain
  • Virányi, Zs. (2012) Professionalisierung der Tiergestüzte Therapie aus Sicht des Tieres. Invited talk at 6. internationales TAT-Symposium. 19-20 October 2012, Vienna, Austria
  • Kotrschal, K., Beetz, A., Schöberl, I. und Wedl, M.: Professionalisierung in der Mensch-Tier-Forschung: zwischen Ideal und Möglichkeit. 6. Internationalen TAT-Symposium „Professionalisierung in der tiergestützten Therapie“, 19.-20.10.2012, Wien, Poster.
  • Virányi, Zs. (2012) On the scientific base of human-dog cooperation: from pet dogs to service dogs. Invited talk at Highlights der Mensch-Tier-Beziehung: Eine Vortragsserie an der Universität Wien. 23 November 2012, Vienna, Austria