Vol. 62, No. 1 | February 2017

2017 ABS Career Awards


On this occasion, we would like to announce the recipients of the 2017 Career Awards. Plaques will be presented to these distinguished award recipients at the 2017 ABS Meeting in Toronto. In our August Newsletter, we will highlight their achievements and recognize their contributions to the field of animal behavior.

Distinguished Animal Behaviorist Awards:

The Society´s most prestigious award recognizes an outstanding career in animal behavior. Michael J. Ryan (University of Texas, Austin), is the recipient of the 2017 Animal Behaviorist Award.

Exemplar Award:

This award recognizes a major long-term contribution in animal behavior. The 2017 Exemplar Award goes to David W. Stephens (University of Minnesota).

Quest Award:

This award recognizes an outstanding seminal contribution in animal behavior. Daniel T. Blumstein (UCLA) is the recipient of the 2017 Quest Award.

Penny Bernstein Distinguished Teaching Award:

This awad recognizes a sustained record of excellent teaching of animal behavior in the classroom or informal education setting. The 2017 Bernstein Distinguished Teaching Award will be announced at the Awards ceremony held on the last day of the Animal Behaviour Meeting in Toronto.

Outstanding New Investigator Award:

This award recognizes an outstanding contribution in animal behavior by a new investigator, no more than 10 years past obtaining a Ph.D. The 2017 Outstanding New Investigator Award goes to Amy L. Toth (Iowa State University).

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 April 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].
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