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We invite you to join us at the ABS/IEC Behaviour 2019 joint meeting at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) from July 23-27, 2019.


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Applications for the 2018-2019 Student Reasearch and Developing Nations are now being accepted! Deadline: December 14, 2018.

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ABS 2019 Election

Please be sure to cast your vote. All current members will be emailed an online ballot in February.

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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


  • 2019-1-07
    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

Adjustment of total activity as a response to handicapping European starlings during parental care

Mitchell W. Serota, Tony D. Williams

Animal Behaviour, Volume 148, February 2019, Pages 19-27