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ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Mag. Dr. Sylvia Kirchengast
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Antonio, M. L., Weiß, C. L., Gao, Z., Sawyer, S., Oberreiter, V., Moots, H. M., Spence, J. P., Cheronet, O., Zagorc, B., Praxmarer, E., Özdoğan, K. T., Demetz, L., Gelabert, P., Fernandes, D., Lucci, M., Alihodžić, T., Amrani, S., Avetisyan, P., Baillif-Ducros, C., ... Pritchard, J. K. (2024). Stable population structure in Europe since the Iron Age, despite high mobility. eLife, 13. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.79714




Hermanussen, M., Scheffler, C., Koziel, S., Kirchengast, S., Tutkuviene, J., Godina, E., & Bogin, B. (2023). Environment, social behavior, and growth. Human Biology and Public Health.




Hermanussen, M., Scheffler, C., Bogin, B., Kirchengast, S., Tutkuviene, J., Koziel, S., Brüne, M., Lieberman, L., Musalek, M., & ZsakaiT, A. (2023). Networks in Auxology. Human Biology and Public Health.


Kirchengast, S. (2023). There is no stronger sex: Evolutionary Anthropology’s conclusion based on the sex-typical susceptibility to stress factors during prenatal development. In M. J. Legato (Ed.), Principles of Gender-specific Medicine – Sex and gender-specific biology in the postgenomic area. Elsevier Academic Press.






Kirchengast, S., Hermanussen, M., Scheffler, C., Tutkuviene, J., Hagmann, D., Godina, E., & Koziel, S. (2022). Growth and Public Health Concerns. Human Biology and Public Health, 1, 1-11.


Kirchengast, S. (2022). Rising caesarean section rates – an evolutionary approach. In L. J. Salgado (Ed.), A Closer Look at Pregnancy and Childbirth Nova Science Publishers, Inc..


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Wozu Lebendanthropologie?

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

11 Nov 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Leben und Sterben in Ovilava -Ein interdisziplinärer Ansatz zur Analyse des Frauendefizits im römerzeitlichen Gräberfeld Ost

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker) & Dominik Hagmann (Speaker)

24 Oct 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Where are the shortest, and where are the tallest Austrians? On regional Trends in the Body Height of Austrian Recruits

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker), Lin Yang (Speaker), Alfred Juan (Speaker) & Thomas Waldhör (Speaker)

17 Jun 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Born to move - reasons and consequences of a sedentary lifestyle from the perspective of evolutionary anthropology

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

28 Mar 20231 Apr 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


„Wie viele Geschlechter brauchen wir? Der Begriff Geschlecht aus Perspektive der Evolutionären Anthropologie"

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

20 Mar 2023

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public



Sex und Gender in der Bioarchäologie – Überlegungen zum Frauendefizit im römerzeitlichen Gräberfeld Ost von Ovilava, Oberösterreich

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker), Dominik Hagmann (Speaker), Barbara Ankerl (Contributor), Renate Miglbauer (Contributor) & Michaela Greisinger (Contributor)

26 Sep 202230 Sep 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The Dead of Ovilava. Archaeothanatological analysis of Roman burials from the ‘Gräberfeld Ost’

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker), Barbara Ankerl (Contributor) & Dominik Hagmann (Speaker)

8 Sep 202211 Sep 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Motherhood in a Changing World - the Challenge of Female Reproduction from the Viewpoint of Evolutionary Anthropology

Sylvia Kirchengast (Keynote speaker)

25 Aug 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


My brother makes me tall - fetal growth patterns of male-female twins

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker) & Beda W. Hartmann (Speaker)

19 Jun 2022

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Urban habitats and public health -spatial differences in childhood and adolescent obesity in Vienna, Austria

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker) & Dominik Hagmann (Contributor)

20 Nov 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Life on Horseback? A study of the „horse riding syndrome“ in an Avar population from Eastern Austria (Wien 11-Csokorgasse; 7th-8th cent. AD)

Birgit Bühler (Speaker) & Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

9 Sep 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Homo sapiens in der Krise – biologische Parameter als Indikatoren für Krisen und Stressphasen

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

21 Apr 2021

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Pregnancy in Corona times - pregnancy outcome in Vienna from January to July 2020.

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker) & Beda W. Hartmann (Speaker)

20 Nov 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Essen Männer und Frauen anders? zur Evolution von Ernährungsgewohnheiten

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

29 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Delayed motherhood - a current trend and its associations with newborn size and delivery mode

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker) & Beda W. Hartmann (Speaker)

16 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Ist die Jagd Männersache? eine Analyse von Geschlechterstereotypien aus Perspektive der Evolutionären Anthropologie

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

10 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The worldwide trend of rising Caesarean section rates - the impact of recent lifestyle patterns

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

25 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Was können uns alte Knochen alles erzählen?

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

10 Jul 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Gendermedizin.

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

9 Apr 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Osteologie - über die Aussagekraft von Knochenfunden im Bereich Forensik, Geschichtsforschung und Hominidenevolution

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

9 Apr 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Männlich, Weiblich, divers? Was bedeutet Geschlecht. Eine biologische Perspektive.

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

8 Apr 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Was können uns alte Knochen erzählen?

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

27 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Sexualität - ein Reizthema aus biologischer Perspektive

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

8 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Ernährungsgewohnheiten von Männern und Frauen aus Perspektive der Evolutionären Anthropologie

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

15 Jan 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Tickt die biologische Uhr nur bei Frauen? –Zur Evolution der Menopause

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

30 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Ernährungswissenschaft Ernährungsgewohnheiten von Männern und Frauen - aus Perspektive der Evolutionären Anthropologie

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

16 Oct 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Gibt es wirklich Riesen und Zwerge? Von großen und kleinen Menschen

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

19 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


The ageing planet” - Human senescence in a changing world"

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

5 Jun 20188 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Alt und schwach? – Zur Veränderung der Körperzusammensetzung im Alter aus evolutionärer Sicht“

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

22 Mar 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


"Was haben Übergewicht, Geburtsprobleme und die Angst vor Spinnen mit der Evolution des Menschen zu tun?"

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

27 Feb 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


„Mann und Frau verschieden oder doch gleich - Der Kampf der Geschlechter aus Sicht der evolutionären Anthropologie"

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

12 Jan 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Teenage pregnancies - a social problem from the viewpoint of Evolutionary Anthropology

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

17 Nov 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


War in the womb the mother fetus interactions between conflict and cooperation with special respect to teenage mothers

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

19 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Sind wir mit dem Neandertaler verwandt?

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

10 Jul 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Alt und schwach? zur Veränderungen der Körperzusammensetzung mit steigendem Lebensalter aus Sicht der Evolutionären Anthropologie

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

16 May 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public



"Angst vor Spinnen, Übergewicht und Laktoseintoleranz zur Bedeutung der Evolution für heutige Probleme"

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

2 Mar 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


"Was haben Übergewicht, Geburtsprobleme und die Angst vor Spinnen mit der Evolution des Menschen zu tun?"

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Natürliche Geburt versus Kaiserschnitt - evolutionsbiologische Überlegungen

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

12 Dec 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Human childbirth – the „obstetrical dilemma“ from the viewpoint of evolutionary medicine

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

15 May 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Frauen in den Naturwissenschaften vom Forschungsobjekt zur Forscherin

Sylvia Kirchengast (Speaker)

26 Jan 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Reference Charts in a Globaliting World: A New Challenge for Anthropologists and Pediatricians?

Sylvia Kirchengast (Invited speaker)

29 Jun 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

Djerassiplatz 1 (UBB)
1030 Wien
Room: 5.141

T: +43-1-4277-54712

sylvia.kirchengast@univie.ac.at