Vol. 61, No. 4 | November 2016

ABS Elections


Please take the time to vote in the upcoming election!

You will receive an E-mail from the ABS Central Office containing a link to the online ballot. This email will be sent to the address in your ABS account as long as you are currently an active ABS member (as of November 1, 2016). A paper ballot is available in Microsoft Word format if you prefer to vote by regular mail. Please make sure that your name is clearly indicated on the envelope and is received by January 31, 2017.

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ABS Constitunional Amendment Postcard Ballot

Soon you should receive a postcard ballot by mail asking you to vote on an amendment to Article 11 of the Animal Behavior Society's constitution (mailed November 2, 2016). Article 11, which deals with procedures for amending the constitution, at present allows voting on constitutional amendments only by postal mail. The proposed amendment would, if approved, allow future voting on amendments to be done by email or other electronic means.

I hope you will understand why this vote must be conducted by postal mail. The Executive Committee will be very grateful if you will make the effort to mark and return your ballot.

We will send out an email notification about the results and include the results in the next newsletter.



View the current ABS announcements.

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Check out some opportunities in the field of animal behavior.

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ABS Newsletter

Send general correspondence concerning the Society to Sue Bertram, [email protected]. Deadlines for materials to be included in the Newsletter are the 15th of the month preceding each issue. The next deadline is January 15, 2017. Articles submitted by members of the Society and judged by the Secretary to be appropriate are occasionally published in the ABS newsletter. The publication of such material does not imply ABS endorsement of the opinions expressed by contributors.

Animal Behaviour

Animal Behaviour, manuscripts and editorial matters: Authors should submit manuscripts online to Elsevier’s Editorial System (http://ees.elsevier.com/anbeh/). For enquiries relating to submissions prior to acceptance, contact the Journal Manager ([email protected]). For enquiries relating to submissions after acceptance, visit Elsevier at http://www.elsevier.com/journals. For other general correspondence, contact Kris Bruner, Managing Editor, Animal Behaviour, Indiana University, 407 N. Park Ave., Bloomington, IN 47408, USA. E-mail: [email protected].
Phone: 812-935-7188.

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