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Annual Conference

We invite you to join us at the ABS/IEC Behaviour 2019 joint meeting at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) from July 23-27, 2019.


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Grants & Awards

Applications for the 2019-2020 Student Reasearch and Developing Nations will be accepted in the Fall 2019.

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ABS 2020:Call for Symposia

ABS 2020 will be held at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, July 30-August 3. All session proposals should be submitted using this form by July 9, 2019:

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Behaviour 2019

Join us at the 36th International Ethological Conference and the 56th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society. July 23-27, 2019 at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Additional Resources


  • 2019-7-12

    We look forward to welcoming everyone in Chicago for the Behaviour 2019 Meeting. Read more
  • 2019-6-12

    The Behaviour 2019 preliminary program is now available! We look forward to a great conference in Chicago next month. Read more
  • 2019-5-10

    ASAB/ABS would like to give you a brief update on two issues associated with publishing our academic journal  Animal Behaviour . Read more
  • 2019-4-30
    ABS 2019 Spring Newsletter is now avaialble. Read more
  • 2019-2-15
    Abstract Submission for Behaviour 2020 is now open! Submission Deadline: March 15. Read more
  • 2019-1-07
    Behaviour 2019 conference website is now available. Read more
  • 2018-10-23
    The ABS Fall Newsletter is now available. Read more
  • 2018-10-19
    Weaving the Future of Animal Behavior: A new professional-development opportunity for early-career animal behavior scientists. Read more
  • 2018-9-20
    We look forward to Behaviour 2019 in Chicago! Read more »
  • 2018-8-8
    Thank you to all participants and faculty for making ABS 2018 a great success. We look forward to Behaviour 2019 in Chicago! Read more »

Featured Article in Animal Behaviour

Similar predator aversion for natural prey with diverse toxicity levels

Mathieu Chouteau, Jules Dezeure, Thomas N. Sherratt, Violaine Llaurens, Mathieu Joron

Animal Behaviour, Volume 153, June 2019, Pages 49–59