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ABS 2019 Election

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Behaviour 2019

A joint meeting of 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


  • 2019-2-15
    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

Challenges in assessing the roles of nepotism and reciprocity in cooperation networks

Gerald G. Carter, Gabriele Schino, Damien Farine

Animal Behaviour, Volume 150, April 2019, Pages 255-271