Acknowledgements

Our research has been supported by several people and foundations. We are grateful for all support received. Without this help, our projects would no have been possible.

Golden Mouse Award

Once a year the Golden Mouse is awarded for unusual support that benefitted our projects in a significant way:

2011: Brigitte Schradin

2010: Volunteer field assistants.

2009: Dr. Urs Thalmann, Zurich, Switzerland.

2008: Farm Klein Goegap.

2007: Goegap Nature Reserve, South Africa.

2006: Dr. Gustl Anzenberger, Zurich, Switzerland.

2005: Jens Schradin, Berlin, Germany.

Private Donations (donors of 50 Euro and more):

2010: Ulrike Fischer, Geneva, Switzerland.  1 000 Swiss Franks.

2008: Dr. Urs Thalmann, Zurich, Switzerland. 5 000 Swiss Franks (3200 Euro).

2008: Ruben Gutzat, Zürich, Switzerland. 200 Swiss Franks (130 Euro).

2007: Marc Tschudin, Zurich, Switzerland. Donation of 500 Swiss Franks (305 Euro).

2007: Wolfgang and Marlie Ortmann, Germany. Donation of 90 Euro.

2006: Family Ortmann, Germany, 90 Euro.

2006: Viktoria and Matthias Erhard, Germany, 50 Euro.

2005: Dr. Gustl Anzenberger, Zürich, Switzerland, 500 Euro.

2005: Hartmut Schradin, Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany, 50 Euro.

 

Foundations:

2012

University of Strasbourg, Institute of Advanced Stud, project for 2 years: Eco-Physiology of Cognition

Claraz Stiftung

2011:

German Science Foundation, research funds for 3 years (pending).

Swiss National Science Foundation, project for 3 years.

Baumgartenstiftung, Zurich, Switzerland.

2010:

Cogito Foundation, Wollerau, Switzerland.

Helene-Bieber Fonds, Zürich, Switzerland.

2009:

Fonds zur Förderung des akademischen Nachwuchses, Zürcher Universitätsverein.

2008:

Schweizer Nationalfonds

Helene-Bieber Fonds, Zurich, Switzerland.

Züricher Universitätsverein.

Claraz Stiftung, Bern, Switzerland.

Promotor Stiftung, Lichtenstein.

2007:

Julius Klaus Stiftung, Zurich, Switzerland.

Vontobel Stiftung, Zürich, Switzerland.

Holcim Stiftung zu Förderung der Kunst und Wissenschaften, Switzerland.

2006:

National Geographic Society, USA.

Vontobel Stiftung, Zürich, Switzerland.

Holcim Stiftung zu Förderung der Kunst und Wissenschaften, Switzerland.

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD, for M. Schubert)

2005:

Claude Harris Leon Foundation, Cape Town, South Africa.

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD, for M. Schubert)

2004:

Claude Harris Leon Foundation, Cape Town, South Africa.

Ethologische Gesellschaft, Germany..

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Germany.

Schweizerische Gesellschaft der Naturwissenschaften.

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD, für M. Schubert)

2003:

Fonds zur Förderung des akademischen Nachwuchses, Zürcher Universitätsverein.

Schweizer Nationalfonds

Schweizerische Gesellschaft der Naturwissenschaften

2002:

Fonds zur Förderung des akademischen Nachwuchses, Zürcher Universitätsverein.

Schweizer Nationalfonds

Schweizerische Gesellschaft der Naturwissenschaften.

2001:

A.H. Schultz Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland.

Schweizer Nationalfonds

Schweizerische Gesellschaft der Naturwissenschaften.

The Golden Mouse 2010 was awarded to all volunteer field assistants that helped the project while paying all arising costs themselves.

The Golden Mouse 2009 was awarded to Dr. Urs Thalmann, who supported pur project in many ways since 2001!

The Golden Mouse was awarded to the farm Klein Goegap in 2008. Our experimental field site is on the farm. Here Steyn Jacobson, who owns the farm.

The Golden Mouse was awarded to Goegap Nature Reserve in 2007.

The Golden Mouse was awarded to Dr. Gustl Anzenberger (left) in 2006.

The Golden Mouse was awarded to Jens Schradin (left) in 2005.