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Christian Nawroth

  • PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant
  • Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology
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Frontiers in Veterinary Sciences

Guest Editor

2017 - Present

Recent publications

  • Looking on the Bright Side of Livestock Emotions—the Potential of Their Transmission to Promote Positive Welfare

    • Baciadonna L
    • Duepjan S
    • Briefer E
    • et al.
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  • Shape But Not Color Facilitates Two-Year-Olds’ Search Performance in a Spatial Rotation Task

    • Ebersbach M
    • Nawroth C
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology

April 2017 - Present

Postdoctoral Fellow

Queen Mary, University of London

April 2015 - March 2017(2 years)

Research Assistant

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

October 2010 - September 2014(4 years)



Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

October 2010 - February 2015(4 years)


University of Würzburg, Germany

October 2005 - May 2009(4 years)


Justus Liebig University of Giessen

October 2003 - September 2005(2 years)

Research interests

Animal welfareApplied ethologyAnimal cognition


I am interested in how animals perceive and interact with their physical and social environment. In particular, my research focuses on the cognitive capacities of livestock (goats, horses, pigs, sheep) and zoo animals (great apes, penguins) and how this knowledge can ultimately be used to improve management conditions and human-animal interactions.

Co-authors (66)

  • Charlotte Goursot
  • Monica Battini
  • Annika Lange
  • Jan Langbein
  • Pamela Prentice