Peter Santema


Main Focus

I am a behavioural ecologist with a primary interest in the evolution of social behaviour. I use behavioural observations and experimental manipulations in wild animal populations to understand social and environmental factors underlying variation in behaviour. Visit my website for more information on my past and current research (

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2014: Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Germany
2009-2013: PhD, University of Cambridge, UK
2005-2008: MSc, University of Groningen, Netherlands
2002-2006: BSc, University of Groningen, Netherlands
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