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Dr Marc Holderied

Dr Marc Holderied

Dr Marc Holderied

Associate Professor

Area of research

Behavioural Acoustics and Sensory Ecology

Office Life Sciences: 2B05
Life Sciences Building,
24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 39 41190

Research summary

Topics I am interested in:

  • Acoustic camouflage in invertebrates
  • Biosonar: adaptive signal design and echo evolution
  • Bat flight and sonar-based navigation
  • Spatiotemporal use of natural habitats by bats (studied using 3D laser scanning)
  • Bioinspired sonar-based movement strategies for robotics
  • Bioacoustics in arthropods, amphibians, birds, primates, bats and other mammals
  • Flower detection by biosonar in nectar-feeding bats
  • Biosonar predator-prey arms races
  • Primate bioacoustics, ecology and conservation

First imagery from echolocation reveals new signals for hunting bats

The ability of some bats to spot motionless prey in the dark has baffled experts until now. By creating the first visual images from echolocation ...

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University of Bristol, School of Biological Sciences, UK

since August 2008 Senior Lecturer; since 2011 Senior Admissions tutor; since 2012 in charge of Recruitment  

November 2006 – July 2008 Lecturer

March 2002-October 2003 Research Assistant with Prof. Gareth Jones, funded by BBSRC

University of Erlangen, Germany

2001-2002 and 2003–2006: Assistant Lecturer

1999-2001: Research Assistant

University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA

December 2003-April 2004: Visiting Scientist at the lab of Prof. Cynthia Moss. Honours scholar in residence

Higher Education

Dr. rer. nat. summa cum laude, (maximum) 1997-2001 University of Erlangen

- Implemented 3D acoustic tracking of animals in the field ...

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Recent publications

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