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Thank you to everyone that participated in making Behaviour 2019 a success!


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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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Call for ABS Career Award Nominations

All members of the society are encouraged to submit nominations for the Career awards. The deadline for nominations is November 30, 2019

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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


  • 2019-11-15

    Consider applying for teh ABS Student Research and Developing Nations Grant! Deadline to apply is Dcember 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

Size, species and audience type influence heterospecific female–female competition

A. M. Makowicz, L. Murray, I. Schlupp

Animal Behaviour, Volume 159, January 2020, Pages 47–58