Carina Nebel

project researcher

Phylogeography and population genetics of the Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)

Conservation genetics of the European Roller (Coracias garrulus) in Austria.

In collaboration with Dr. Elisabeth Haring, Dr. Frank Zachos and Dr. Petra Sumasgutner


  • Since 2017 PhD at the FitzPatrick Institue of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • 2011 – 2014 MSc in Zoology, University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2008 – 2011 BSc in Biology, University of Vienna, Austria

Master Thesis

Title: Phylogeography of the Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)

Supervisors: Dr. Anita Gamauf and Dr. Frank Zachos

Diploma Thesis

Title „A mechanistic approach to understanding the colour polymorphism in Black Sparrowhawks (Accipiter melanoleucus)“
Supervisors: Dr. Arjun Amar and Dr. Petra Sumasgutner

Conference Contributions

2018 RRF (Raptor Research Foundation) Conference 2018, Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa, Talk (awarded with the best student presentation)

2018 LAB (Learn About Birds) Conference 2018, Langebaan, South Africa, Talk

2017 EOU (European Ornithological Union) Conference 2017, Turku, Finland, Poster

2017 European Roller International Conference 2017, Kecskemét, Hungary, Talk

2016 149. German Ornithologists’ Society (DO-G) 2016, Stralsund,  Germany, Poster

2015 neugier!wissen!schafft! Natural History Museum Vienna, Austria, Talk (awarded with the Carl von Schreiber’s Publikumspreis)

2014 NOBIS Austria Conference 2014, Munich, Germany, Talk (Science Award Preis für herausragende Forschung)

2014 8th International Symposium „Populationsökologie von Greifvogel- und Eulenarten“ 2014
Halberstadt, Germany, Talk and Poster

2013 NOBIS Austria Conference 2013, Vienna, Austria, Poster

2013 neugier!wissen!schafft! Natural History Museum Vienna, Austria, Poster (awarded with the Carl von Schreiber’s Posterpreis)

Central Research Laboratories

Bamberger Sonja
project researcher
De Mattia Willy
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Duda Michael
project researcher
Fischer Iris
project researcher
Haring Elisabeth
head of department
Hille Astrid
Employee / library
Kirchner Sandra
project researcher
Kruckenhauser Luise
staff scientist
Macek Oliver
project researcher
Mason Katharina
staff scientist
Reier Susanne
project researcher
Sittenthaler Marcia
project researcher, administration
Szucsich Nikolaus
Topa Dan
Operator for analytical electron microscopy
Wegner Wencke
Operator for microanalysis
Wolf Paul
project researcher