Pegah Negahdar


Pegah Negahdar

AG Neurosensorik/Animal Navigation

Institut für Biologie und Umweltwissenschaften

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Carl-von-Ossietzky-Straße 9-11

26129 Oldenburg


E-Mail: pegah.negahdar[at]

Pegah Negahdar



since 2/2022   Doctoral researcher within Project Nav06 of the SFB 1372, „Navigation and orientation behavior in European migratory bats” (supervisor: Dr. Oliver Lindecke)

4/2019-8/2019   Internship, hosted by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Barro Colorado Island, Panama (supervisor: Dr. Rachel Page)

2018-2020  Student assistant, University of Ulm, Institute of Evolutionary Ecology and Conservation Genomics



2017-2020    M.Sc. in Biology majoring in Ecology and Biodiversity, GPA: 1.8, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany, Thesis title: “Nasal versus oral call emission in two Neotropical phyllostomid bats, Artibeus jamaicensis and Carollia castanea”, Thesis grade: 1.3; Advisor: Prof. Dr. Marco Tschapka

2010-2014    B.Sc. in Biology majoring in Animal Science, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran    

Wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen

Ghoddousi, A., Van Cayzeele, C., Negahdar, P., Soofi, M., Kh. Hamidi, A., Bleyhl, B., ... & Kuemmerle, T.(2022).Understanding spatial patterns of poaching pressure using ranger logbook data to optimize future patrolling strategies. Ecological Applications, e2601.  doi: 10.1002/eap.2601


10-12/01/2020   Poster presented at the “Deutsches Treffen für Fledermausforschung/German bat meeting ”, in Frauenchiemsee, Germany. Title: Unplug my nose: Nasal and oral call emission in phyllostomid bats. Negahdar P, Gessinger G, Brinkløv S, Page R and Tschapka M (2020).


4/2019-7/2019   PROMOS (DAAD) scholarship for the Master’s research fieldwork in Panama (2000 Euro)

12/2022   OLTECH travel grant for attending 11th RIN conference on Animal Navigation, London, UK

Erfahrung in der Feldforschung

9/2022   Fieldwork for PhD research in Pape Bird ringing station, Latvia – capturing bats, tissue/fur sampling, conducting behavioral experiments

4/2019-8/2019   Fieldwork for master thesis hosted by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Barro Colorado Island, Panama – capturing bats, acoustic data collection, conducting behavioral experiments

10/2018  Fieldwork in La Selva and Tirimbina biological field station, Costa Rica

6/2016-4/2017   Field assistance in data acquisition for M.Sc. project from Georg-August University, Göttingen, titled “Patterns of Poaching and Law Enforcement in an Iranian National Park based on Rangers’ Logbook Data”, in Golestan National Park, Iran

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