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Dr. Alfredo Sánchez-Tójar

Office: VHF-260
Phone: +49 (0)521-106 2727
email: alfredo.sanchez-tojar"at"uni-bielefeld.de

Twitter: @ASanchez_Tojar

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I'm a behavioural and evolutionary ecologist particularly interested in how variation is maintained. I'm a field ornithologist by training that has spent a substantial amount of time studying dominance hierarchies. I believe science is a cumulative process, and that meta-analyses are essential to scientific progress. For my postdoc project, I will conduct meta-analyses to study behavioural individualization as part of the SFB-TRR 212: NC³ project. I strongly support open science, and my aim of life (scientifically) is to pre-register all my studies.


since 2018 Postdoctoral researcher, Bielefeld University, Germany. Project: The behavioural ecology of individualized niches in the light of meta-analyses.
2013-2018 PhD student, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany. Thesis: The evolution of social dominance in house sparrows.
2012-2013 MSc in Ethology, University of Cordoba, Spain.
2011-2012 BSc in Biology, Erasmus programme, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
2006-2012 BSc in Biology, University of Granada, Spain.