Dr. Nicola Heckeberg, M.Sc.

wissenschaftliche Volontärin (till 31.01.2023)

Phone: +49 721 175-2812

Research Interests:

Mammalian evolution

Systematics, evolutionary history and functional morphology of ruminants, particularly cervids (deer)

Phylogenetic comparative methods, ancestral character state reconstructions, geometric morphometrics


Duties at the SMNK:

Writing mammal species profiles for the forthcoming exhibition on neobiota

Morphometric analyses of tiger skulls in the collection of the SMNK

Inventory of small mammals

Dissection of owl pellets

Contribution to the scientific collection management

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