Marije Oostindjer

Marije Oostindjer

Norwegian University of Life Sciences Educational Institution. Norway

  • Post-doctoral researcher Norwegian University of Life Sciences Educational Institution; January 2012 – Present (1 month) Aas, Norway
  • Assistant Secretary International Society for Applied Ethology; August 2011 – Present (6 months)
  • Post-doc Wageningen University Educational Institution; September 2011 – December 2011 (4 months) Wageningen
  • PhD student Wageningen University Educational Institution; September 2007 – September 2011 (4 years 1 month)


  • Wageningen University PhD, Animal Science 2007 – 2011. Graduated on September 23rd, with distinction (cum laude).  PhD thesis: Learning how to eat like a pig - facilitating vertical information transfer to reduce weaning problems in piglets.
  • Rijksuniversiteit Groningen MSc, Research Master Behavioural and Cognitive Neurosciences 2005 – 2007
    • First MSc thesis: Relationship between individual characteristics and the ability to cope with dietary changes in rats
    • Second MSc thesis: Effects of testosterone on energy expenditure, immune status, behaviour and morphology of the Black-Headed Gull
  • Rijksuniversiteit Groningen BSc, Ecology 2002 – 2005.
    • Courses in (Animal) Ecology and Human and Animal Behaviour and Nutrition.
    • Research projects on dispersal of Great Tits, fitness of Blue Tits in correlation with UV-colours of head feathers of the male and yolk hormones in the egg, and on behaviour of Black-headed Gulls.

Updated CV 28-Aug-2012