Universität Wien FIND
Warning! The directory is not yet complete and will be amended until the beginning of the term.

300020 SE Seminar on current topics in behavioural biology (2021W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 22.10. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 1.6, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.011, Ebene 1
Wednesday 15.12. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 1.6, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.011, Ebene 1
Wednesday 15.12. 15:00 - 18:15 Seminarraum 1.6, Biologie Djerassiplatz 1, 1.011, Ebene 1


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the LV is to awaken a basic understanding of behavioural biology, including relevant knowledge and new perspectives.
This is a literature seminar which requires the active participation of the students in three areas:
1. a topic (usually 2 papers) is worked on in teams of two and presented as a PowerPoint
2. actively joining in the discussion.
3. evaluating the performance of the colleagues as part of the exercise (evaluation sheet will be handed out).
4. reading the abstracts of all enclosed papers in order to have an appropriate background for the discussion.
Each contribution takes 30 min (20 min lecture, 10 min discussion).
Topics will be announced on Moodle in time.

Assessment and permitted materials

Seminar presentations, quality and style of the presentation, understanding of the content and participation in the discussion; mandatory assessment of colleagues' performance.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To awaken a basic understanding of the nature of behavioural biology. To impart relevant knowledge, new perspectives.

Examination topics

Reading list

Available on Moodle.

Association in the course directory

MVN W-6, MAN 3, UF BU 10

Last modified: Tu 24.01.2023 00:26