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Tenure Track Researcher in Animal Ecology, Aarhus University

Martin Mayer is a wildlife biologist, currently working at Aarhus University, Denmark. His research mainly focuses on investigating the ecology and behavior of mammals with the ultimate goal to find solutions for improved wildlife management and conservation.

Martin conducted his PhD on the behavioral ecology of beavers in Norway, where he studied life history strategies and territoriality of these fascinating ecosystem engineers.

He has a varied background in ecology, ranging from behavioral and movement ecology over invasive species to human-wildlife conflicts, having worked with a range of terrestrial vertebrate taxa, such as cane toads, snakes, hares, deer, and beavers.


  • –present
    Postdoc in Animal Ecology, Aarhus University


  • 2017 
    University of South-Eastern Norway, PhD in Ecology