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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 2020 Abstracts

Submit your work to the ABS 2020 Virtual Meeting to be presented as a 6-minute talk or a 3-minute lightening talk.

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ABS 2020 Virtual Meeting

ABS 2020 is going virtual! July 28-30, 2020. More information is available on the conference website.

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Additional Resources


  • 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

State-dependent learning influences foraging behaviour in an acoustic predator

Claire T. Hemingway, Michael J. Ryan, Rachel A. Page

Animal Behaviour, Volume 163, May 2020, Pages 33–38