PETIT, Odile

is permanent investigator at the Ecology, Physiology and Ethology Department of IPHC and is the head of the Evolutionary Ethology group. She is an expert in animal behaviour, especially social species. She studied Behavioural Neurosciences and Ethology in several French universities. For her PhD project, she compared the aggressive and conciliatory behaviours of five primates’ species and obtained her diploma of Strasbourg University in 1996 with honors. She integrated the CNRS in 1998 and was promoted at the grade of Director of research in 2011. For the last 10 years, she has been studying collective decision-making in many species and is recognized as a leader in the field. More recently, she applied her skills to a new project of applied research that intends on exploring innovative questions on social well being of domestic horses. In 2012, she became Officer in National Order of Merit and received the Scientific Prize of the Académie Rhénane.


Ergebnisse des Projekts Herdenjugend 2016-17:
Das Verhalten von 4, 5 und 6 Jahre alten Pferden in gemischtaltrigen Pferdeherden

35. Tagung zur Pferdegesundheit: Funktionsstörungen des Pferdegebisses: Auswirkungen, Diagnostik, Vorbeugung und Behandlung (2018)