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The ABS 2020- 2021 Student Research Grants and Developing Nations Grants application cycle will be available beginning October 2020.

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Call for ABS 2021 Proposals

The ABS 2020 is now accepting proposals for ABS 2021 symposia and workshops. Please submit a proposal using the form found in the link below. The deadline to submit is Oct 1, 2020.

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ABS 2020 Virtual Meeting

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Additional Resources


  • 2020-8-1

    Thank you for making ABS 2020 a success! The virtual program content will be available to registrants until August 31, 2020. More Info
  • 2020-7-2

    Abstract notifications are available. Authors: check your inbox and your ABS account for participation instructions and details. More Info
  • 2020-6-8

    The ABS 2020 abtract submission deadline has been extended to June 17, 2020. More Info
  • 2020-6-4

    ABS Stands with the Black Community! Read the statement and plan here.
  • 2020-5-6

    ABS 2020 virtual meeting registration and abstract submission system will be available to active ABS members soon! More Info
  • 2020-4-20

    SAVE THE DATE: ABS 2021, August 3-7, 2021 at the Crowne Plaza San Jose Corobici in San Jose, Costa Rica! More information will be available this summer.
  • 2020-3-24

    ABS 2020 IS CANCELLED: Given the increasing magnitude of the coronavirus outbreak, we have decided to cancel the ABS 2020 in-person meeting scheduled for July 30-August 3rd, 2020. More Info
  • 2020-2-26

    ABS 2020 Weaving the Future of Animal Behavior Workshop: Early-career Animal Behavior Professionals are encouraged to particiapte. Application Deadline: March 13, 2020. More Info

Featured Article in Animal Behaviour

Cognitive phenotypes and their functional differences in the honey bee, Apis mellifera

Catherine Tait, Dhruba Naug

Animal Behaviour, Volume 165, July 2020, Pages 117–122