Professor of the Chair of Animal Ecology
Main research interests
Behavioural ecology of humans. Avian immunoecology, behavioural ecology and personality research. Oxidative stress in animal ecology. Has been involved in research on immunoecology of fishes, insects and mammals.
Winner of the National Science Awards in 2002 (with R. Mänd, T. Tammaru and I. Ots) and in 2013.
Teaching at university
Gives lectures in courses of evolutionary ecology, ethology, and parasitology. Coordinates teaching in scientific methodology. He has supervised 8 PhD theses and 6 MSc theses.