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July 30 to August 3


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Grants & Awards

The 2019 submission deadline has passed. Awardees for the 2019-2020 Student Reasearch and Developing Nations will be announced by mid-March.

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Call for ABS Fellows Nominations

Active Fellows and Executive Committee members are encouraged to submit nominations for Fellows. The call for nominations will begin in February.

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ABS 2020

ABS 2020 will be held at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, July 30-August 3.

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Additional Resources


  • 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
  • 2020-2-20

    ABS 2020 registration and online abstract submission system is now available! Abstract Submission Deadline is March 20, 2020. More Info
  • 2020-1-15

    ABS 2020 online abstract submission system will be available to active ABS members in February. More Info
  • 2019-11-15

    Consider applying for the ABS Student Research and Developing Nations Grant! Deadline to apply is December 17, 2019. More Info
  • 2019-10-1

    Consider applying for an ABS Outreach Grant! One-page proposals are due December 1, 2019. Each grant provides $1,000 to support an outreach program by ABS members. More Info
  • 2019-8-1

    Thank you to everyone who participated in making Behaviour 2019 a great success! We look forward to ABS 2020 at the University of Tennessee Knoxville in July!

Featured Article in Animal Behaviour

More social female yellow-bellied marmots, Marmota flaviventer, have enhanced summer survival

Anita Pilar Montero, Dana M. Williams, Julien G.A. Martin, Daniel T. Blumstein

Animal Behaviour, Volume 160, February 2020, Pages 113–119