University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) - Research portal

Logo BOKU Resarch Portal Sara Hintze MSc. Ph.D.

Division of Livestock Sciences
Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33, 1180 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-93228


ORCID: 0000-0002-8410-3239

Curr. Vitae

2020 - Senior Scientist
2017 - 2020 Postdoctoral researcher and teaching assistant
2016 - Diplomate of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law)
2013 - 2017 PhD in Animal Welfare Science, University of Bern, Switzerland. Project: Beyond words... Cognitive and behavioural approaches to assess emotions in horses. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hanno Würbel
2011 - 2012 MSc in Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare, University of Edinburgh, UK. Project: Mounting behaviour in finishing pigs - Stable individual differences are not due to dominance or sexual development. Supervisor: Dr. Rick D'Eath
2005 - 2011 Studies of veterinary medicine, Giessen University, Germany


2018 'Faculty prize for the best dissertation' of the Vetsuisse faculty in the academic year 2017/2018
2017 Professor Dr. Walther Bolz Award
2017 IGN-Forschungspreis (research award of the International Society of Livestock Husbandry)
2015 'Best Student Presentation Award'. Conference of the International Society for Equitation Science, Vancouver, Canada
2014 'Best Student Poster Award'. Conference of the 'International Society for Equitation Science', Bredsted, Denmark
2013 Poster prize. International Meeting of Applied Ethology, Freiburg, Germany
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