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Dr. rer. nat. Oliver Keuling

Dr. rer. nat. Oliver Keuling


  • course of studies: Biology (Dipl.-Biol.) at the Carl-von-Ossietzky University Oldenburg with focus on zoology, ecology, systematics
  • 2001 diploma thesis – „Effect of food supply on spatial behaviour of wild boar Sus scrofa L. in the Forestry office Knesebeck, Lower Saxony"
  • 2001-2006 several service contracts at IWFo on monitoring of small game
  • 2004 participation in mapping of otter in Mecklenburg Western-Pomerania
  • 2002-2006 supervision of and work on two projects on fallow deer and wild boar in south-west Mecklenburg Western-Pomerania (doctoral candidate within wild boar project at Dresden University of Technology)
  • 2008-06/2009 scientific assistant within the game monitoring system of the federal states of Germany (WILD) at LFE Eberswalde
  • 2010 dissertation Dr. rer. nat. with the doctoral thesis „Managing wild boar – Considerations for wild boar management based on game biology data“ Dresden University of Technology
  • 07/2009-12/2011 postdoctoral research fellow at IWFo
  • since 2012 postdoctoral research fellow at ITAW

Key activities

  • survey and monitoring of wildlife stock
  • wildlife stock management
  • radio-telemetry
  • etho-ecology
  • wild boars


  • development of game management strategies at the planned highway BAB39 for optimising functionality of wildlife crossings
  • Investigations in disturbing factors for geese
  • Nature protection within agriculture ("Bioenergie from wild crops" BY and NI, faunistic investigation)


  • 3-weeks-course “Basics of terrestrial wildlife research” (2113 MSc BSAB TiHo)
  • 7- weeks-course „Current wildlife research“ (3112 MSc BSAB TiHo)
  • lecture: wildlife biology, wildlife diseases and zoonoses (2741 VetMed TiHo)
  • elective modul „basics and methods of wildlife research“ (5410 BSc biology LUH)
  • Supervision of degree candidates
Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover
Institute for Wildlife Research
Bischofsholer Damm 15
30173 Hannover
Tel.:+49 511 856-7396
Fax.:+49 511 856-82 7396
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