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Personal dates
Name: Vargáné Kis, Anna
Nationality: Hungarian
Date of birth: 23. 07. 1987.
Marital status: Married, mother of one
Maternity leave: 2014 – 2015 (14 months)

15. 09. 2012. – present: Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology,
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary. Research Fellow (Junior Research Fellow until 2014)
01. 01. – 15. 09. 2012.: HAS-ELTE Comparative Ethology Research Group. Scientific Collaborator

2012 – 2014: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. PhD in Ethology program, summa cum laude
2010 – 2012: Budapest University of Technology and Economics. MSc in Cognitive Sciences (excellent grade with highest honours). Scholar of the Hungarian Republic in academic year 2011/12
2007 – 2010: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. BSc in Biology (grade with Distinction)
2007 – 2014: Fellow of Bolyai College
2007 – 2011: Fellow of Eötvös József Collegium

Summer Schools, Foreign Visits
June 2014 (1 week): Morality: Evolutionary Origins and Cognitive Mechanisms; Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
September 2012 (1 week): Social Structure Summer School; Göttingen, Germany
March 2012 (2 weeks): Latin American School for Education, Cognitive and Neural Sciences;
El Calafate, Argentina
July – September 2011 (3 months): Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lincoln, UK. CompCog Exchange Grant, European Science Foundation. Supervisor: Anna Wilkinson
November 2010 (1 week): CompCog UK Lab Visit, European Science Foundation. University of Bristol, University of Lincoln, University of Cambridge
July – September 2009 (3 months): University of Vienna, Department of Neurobiology and Cognition. Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research. ÖAD (project number: 74öu3); Supervisor: Zsófia Virányi
September – October 2006 (1 month): Academia Mester (Salamanca, Spain); Excal grant. Spanish language course

Scientific publication: 34 peer-reviewed articles (19 first and/or corresponding authored)
Book Chapter: 2 (1 English, 1 Hungarian)
IF:144.41, Citations: 480 (Independent citations: 342), H-index: 12

Canine Science Forum: Early Career Scientist Award (2016)
Hungarian Academy Sciences: Young Investigator Award (2015)
National Student Conference in Psychology (OTDK): Section General Psychology II. Place (2013)
Hungarian Ethology Association: “Young Behavioural Scientist of the Year” Award (2012)
Technical University Budapest: “Excellent Student” Award by the Faculty of Natural Sciences (2012)
Student Conference, Technical University Budapest: 2011: Section Cognitive Sciences, II. Place; 2010: Section Ergonomics and Cognitive Sciences, III. place
Conference for Biology and Chemistry Students: 2010: Section Physiology, I. place; 2009: Section Neurobiology, I. place
National Student Conference in Environmental Sciences: 2010: Section Conservation Biology, II. place
Student Conference, Eötvös University: 2009: Section Ethology, I. place; 2008: Section Ethology, Special award

Hungarian scientific Research Fund (OTKA): FK 128242 (39 748 000 HUF), Principal Investigator, 2018
BIAL Foundation: Grant no 169/16 (41,500 EUR), Principal Investigator, 2017
Nestlé−Purina: Sponsorship for Studies in Cat and Dog Emotional Well-being (24,000 USD), Principal Investigator, 2016
Balassi Institute: Short Term Study Program, 2014
Hungarian Academy Sciences: Young Investigator International Conference Grant (INKP), 2014; 2017
Richter Gedeon Foundation: Topical Grant, contracted for detailed topic elaboration, 2014
Hung. Sci. Research Found  (OTKA): K 100695, associated researcher, 2012‒15
European Science Foundation: CompCog Exchange Visit Grant, 2011
Budapest University of Technology and Economics: University Scholarship & Faculty Scholarship 2010/11 I. & II. semester; 2011/12 I. & II. semester
Bolyai College Foundation: Conference Grant, 2010
Eötvös Loránd University: Scientific Scholarship, 2009/10 I. & II. semester; 2013/14 I. & II. semester

Conference participation
International: 9 short talks (6 as presenting author), 21 posters (12 as presenting author)
National: 21 conference participation with short talk and/or poster
Invited lectures: European Student conference of Behaviour and Cognition, Vienna (2018), plenary lecture; NEURONUS, IBRO Neuroscience Forum, Krakkow (2018), invited symposium; The Mechanisms of Animal Behaviour Symposium, Wrocław (2017), plenary lecture; Canine Science Forum, Padova (2016), plenary lecture

2009 – : Hungarian Ethology Association
2011 – : Central European Cognitive Science Association
2011 – 2013: European Society for Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
2012: Association for Psychological Science

Editor: Frontiers Research Topic (Oxytocin and Social Behaviour in Dogs and Other (Self-) Domesticated Species: Methodological Caveats and Promising Perspectives), 2017; Central European Cognitive Science Association (Newsletter editor), 2011-2016; Family Dog Project (Newsletter editor), 2009-2014
Reviewer: National Conference for University Students in Biology (2017); Hungarian National Science Fund (2017, 2018); Proceedings of the Royal Society B; Psychoneuroendocrinology; Physiology & Behavior; PLoS ONE, Behavioural Processes; Journal of Veterinary Behaviour, Computers in Human Behavior, Behavioral and Brain Function, Learning & Motivation (occasional reviewer)
Organizer: Dubrovnik Conference in Cognitive Science. Organizer, 2012; Conference chair 2016. Psychophysiology Congress (Organization Helper, 2010). Canine Science Forum (Organization Helper, 2008, 2010). Bolyai Conference (Session chair, 2009). Top Mancs Dog Ethology Camp (Organizer, 2008, 2010)
Science dissemination: Hungarian National Television “Everybody’s Academy” (45 min talk in Hungarian), 2017. Worldwide Free Seminar of the Family Dog Project (15 min talks) 2016, 2015 (English & Hungarian), 2013 (Hungarian only). Translation (from English to Hungarian): Dog Behaviour, Evolution and Cognition (by Ádám Miklósi), Chapter 9 Popular science show for Spectrum television, 2011 (several episodes). Popular science papers in Everyday Psychology, Chemistry Panorama, Dog Magazine, Life & Science (in Hungarian)

05. szeptember 2018

Oktatási tevékenység

BSc Students: 2 to completion, 1 currently
MSc Students: 2 currently
Short-term Projects: 4 to completion, 1 currently
Conferences (as Supervisor): Conference of the Hungarian Biology Association 2017; National Conference for University Students in Biology, Section Ethology 2013 (2 students); Section Ethology 2015 (1 student); Section Ethology and Behavioural Biology 2017 (2 students); Elevator Pitch Fest 2015 ‒ Special Award; Bolyai Conference 2014, 2015, 2017; Local Student Conferences: Eötvös University 2012, 2013, 2014; Szent István University 2016; University of Szeged 2016

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