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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 2019 Election

Congratulations to the 2019-2020 incoming officers. Election results are avaialble in the Spring Newsletter.

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Behaviour 2019

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

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Additional Resources


  • 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

North American red squirrels mitigate costs of territory defence through social plasticity

Erin R. Siracusa, David R. Wilson, Emily K. Studd, Stan Boutin, Murray M. Humphries, Ben Dantzer, Jeffrey E. Lane, Andrew G. McAdam

Animal Behaviour, Volume 151, May 2019, Pages 29-42