Dr Uli Siebeck

Research Development Manager

Research Strategy and Support (Medicine)
Faculty of Medicine

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. Biology of Parrotfishes. (pp. 99-118) edited by Andrew S. Hoey and Roberta M. Bonaldo. Boca Raton, FL United States: CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/9781315118079-5

  • Siebeck, Ulrike E. (2016). Vision and colour diversity in damselfishes. Biology of damselfishes. (pp. 267-294) edited by Bruno Frederich and Eric Parmentier. 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. Biocommunication of Animals. (pp. 299-320) edited by Guenther Witzany. 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. Communication in Fishes. (pp. 423-456) edited by Fredrich Ladich, Shaun P. Collin, Peter Moller and B. G. Kapoor. 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?. Communication in fishes. (pp. 393-422) edited by B. G. Kapoor, F. Ladich and S. P. Collin et.al.. Enfield U.S.A: Science Publisher Inc.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

  • Parker, Amira, Wallis, Guy, Obergrussberger, Rainer and Siebeck, Ulrike (2020). Categorical Perception. The University of Queensland. (Dataset) doi: 10.14264/uql.2020.641

  • Siebeck, Ulrike Elisabeth. (2002). UV vision and visual ecology of reef fish. PhD Thesis, School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Queensland.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision