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Prizes

  • Congratulations to Amy Dickman for being awarded the Rabinowitz-Kaplan Prize for the Next Generation of Cat Conservation, a very prestigious and competitive international prize.
  • Congratulations to Cedric Tan, who won the Biology section of Science's Annual Dance Your PhD Contest

Research News

A study published in PNAS by Dr. Julie Morand-Ferron and Dr. John Quinn has shown that larger groups of great and blue tits solve novel problems more efficiently than smaller groups in the wild.

Prizes

  • Claire Dooley has just been awarded a student prize for her talk at the recent Royal Entomological Society meeting.

Research News

George Busby, Cristian Capelli and colleagues published a study in the Proceedings of Royal Society B where they discard recent claims of a Neolithic origin for European Human Y chromosomes and evalute the use of microsatellites for the estimation of the antiquity of lineages

Research News

A study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B by Jonathan Kingdon, Fritz Vollrath and colleagues demonstrates how the African Crested Rat collects and stores potentially lethal plant toxins in specialist hairs in order to poison or deter predators.