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Grants & Awards

The Student Grant submission deadline for 2016 has passed. A list of awardees will be available in the ABS May Newsletter.

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ABS 2017

Join us for ABS 2017! The Annual Meeting will be from June 12-16, 2017 at the University of Toronto's Scarborough Campus, Canada.

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Interested in proposing a symposium (Invited Paper Session/Workshop) for ABS 2018? Please use our symposium proposal form.

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  • 2017-04-11
    ABS 2017 preliminary program is now available. Read more »
  • 2017-03-24
    ABS partners with the March for Science. Read more about the events, and let us know if you plan to participate. Read more »
  • 2017-02-23
    Congratulations to the new ABS Fellows! Read more »
  • 2017-02-20
    Congratulations to the 2017 Career Award recipients! Read more »
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  • 2016-09-20
    Animal Behaviour article featured in The New York Times: Coastal latrine sites as social information hubs and drivers of river otter fission-fusion dynamics. Read more »
  • 2016-09-19
    All members of the society are encouraged to submit nominations for the ABS 2017 Career Awards. Deadline is November 30. Read more »
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Featured Article in Animal Behaviour

Species differences in egocentric navigation: the effect of burrowing ecology on a spatial cognitive trait in mice

Jason N. Bruck, Noah A. Allen, Kelsey E. Brass, Brian A. Horn, Polly Campbell

Animal Behaviour Volume 127, May 2017, Pages 67–73