CV- Anna Gergely, PhD

Place & date of birth: Kaposvár, Hungary – 01. 09. 1987.
Nationality: Hungarian
Education: biologist
Contact: anna.gergely66@yahoo.com

Studies:
2011-2014                   PhD, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Science, PhD School in Biology, PhD Program in Ethology. Title of dissertation: Dog-robot interaction

2009-2010                  MSc student – Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Biology, Department of Ethology
2007-2009                  BSc student – SZIE

Languages skills: English, French

Degree: PhD (2014)

Professional experience and positions:
2015 –                            Research assistant, MTA TTK, Comparative behavioural research
2015 –                            Vendégkutató, ELTE Etológia Tanszék

Teaching experience:

Professional awards and recognition:
2011                                National Students’ Scientific Conference of Biology, Section of Ethology, Eötvös Lóránd University, Institute of Biology, fist place
2010                               Students’ Scientific Conference of Biology, Section of Ethology, Eötvös Lóránd University, Institute of Biology, first place
2008                               Students’ Scientific Conference of Biology, Section of Ethology, Eötvös Lóránd University, Institute of Biology, Second place
2008                              Students’ Scientific Conference, Szent István University Faculty of Veterinary Science, Budapest, Second place

5 most significant publications (within 5 years):
Abdai, J, Gergely, A, Petró, E, Topál, J, & Miklósi, Á (2015) An Investigation on Social Representations: Inanimate Agent Can Mislead Dogs (Canis familiaris) in a Food Choice Task. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0139531. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139531

Gergely, A, Abdai, J, Petró, E, Kosztolányi, A, Topál, J & Miklósi, Á (2015) Dogs rapidly develop socially competent behaviour while interacting with a contingently responding self-propelled object. Animal Behaviour, 108, 137-144.

Péter A, Gergely A, Topál J, Miklósi Á, & Pongrácz P (2014) A Simple but   Powerful Test of Perseverative Search in Dogs and Toddlers. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2014.970206

Gergely, A, Topál, J, Dóka, A, & Miklósi Á (2014) Dogs are able to generalize directional acoustic signals to different contexts and tasks. Applied Animal Behviour Science. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2014.04.005

Gergely A, Petró E, Topál J, & Miklósi Á (2013) What Are You or Who Are You? The Emergence of Social Interaction between Dog and an Unidentified Moving Object (UMO). PLoS ONE 8(8): e72727. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072727