Dr Ulrike Siebeck

Research Development Manager

Research Strategy and Support (Medicine)
Faculty of Medicine

Honorary Senior Lecturer

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine



  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • Masters of Science, T�bingen


  • Siebeck, Ulrike E., Parker, Amira N., Sprenger, Dennis, Mathger, Lydia M. and Wallis, Guy (2010) A species of reef fish that uses ultraviolet patterns for covert face recognition. Current Biology, 20 5: 407-410. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2009.12.047

  • Siebeck, U. E., Litherland, L. and Wallis, G. M. (2009) Shape learning and discrimination in reef fish. Journal of Experimental Biology, 212 13: 2112-2118. doi:10.1242/jeb.028936

  • Siebeck, U. E., Wallis, G. M. and Litherland, L. (2008) Colour vision in coral reef fish. Journal of Experimental Biology, 211 3: 354-360. doi:10.1242/jeb.012880

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Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Siebeck, U. E. (2018). Vision and colour diversity of Parrotfishes. In Hoey, A. S and Bonaldo, R.M. (Ed.), Biology of Parrotfishes (pp. 99-118) Boca Raton, FL United States: CRC Press.

  • Siebeck, Ulrike E. (2016). Vision and colour diversity in damselfishes. In Bruno Frederich and Eric Parmentier (Ed.), Biology of damselfishes (pp. 267-294) Boca Raton, FL, United States: Taylor & Francis. doi:10.1201/9781315373874

  • Siebeck, Ulrike E. (2014). Communication in the ultraviolet: unravelling the secret language of fish. In Guenther Witzany (Ed.), Biocommunication of Animals (pp. 299-320) Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7414-8_17

  • Siebeck, U., Losey, G. S. and Marshall, J. (2006). UV Communication in fish. In Fredrich Ladich, Shaun P. Collin, Peter Moller and B. G. Kapoor (Ed.), Communication in Fishes (pp. 423-456) Enfield U.S.A.: Science Publisher Inc.

  • Marshall, J., Vorobiev, M. and Siebeck, U. (2006). What does a reef fish see when sees a reef fish?. In B. G. Kapoor, F. Ladich and S. P. Collin et.al. (Ed.), Communication in fishes (pp. 393-422) Enfield U.S.A: Science Publisher Inc.

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

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Completed Supervision