Past seminars

Please find below a listing of the seminars we have enjoyed since 2008.

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1 December 201714:00

Prof Emily Shepard (Swansea University), Life in fickle airscapes

The Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour seminar series. All welcome. Full details
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24 November 201714:00

Dr Mark Whiteside (Pheasant Ecology & Cognition Group, University of Exeter): "The welfare of game birds destined for release into the wild: a balance between early life care and preparation for future natural hazards"

The Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour seminar series. All welcome. Full details
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3 November 201714:00

Dr Sabine Tebbich (University of Vienna), Behavioural changes in an invasive parasitic fly and its avian hosts, the Darwin’s finches

The Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour seminar series. All welcome. Full details
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9 December 201614:00

Dr Elli Leadbeater (Royal Holloway) - What evolves in the evolution of social learning? A social insect perspective

The Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour seminar series. All welcome. Full details
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25 November 201614:00

Prof. John McNamara (University of Bristol) - Towards a richer evolutionary game theory

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18 November 201614:00

Dr Rene van Dijk (University of Sheffield) - seminar title tbc

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11 November 201614:00

Dr Josh Firth (Edward Grey Institute, Oxford) - seminar title tbc

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28 October 201614:00

Professor Jo Setchell (Durham University) - A resplendent mammal: Sexual selection and multi-modal signalling in mandrills

The Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour seminar series. All welcome. Full details
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7 October 201614:00

Dr Jayden van Horik (University of Exeter) - seminar title tbc

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18 March 201614:00

Dr Christelle Jozet-Alves - Visual cognition in the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis

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11 March 201614:00

** CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS ** Dr Paloma Gonzalez Bellido - The time available for motion processing ultimately dictates the attack strategy of predatory flies

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4 March 201614:00

Dr Sinead English - Long-term effects of the early-life and maternal environment: how common are they, and when are they adaptive?

The Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour seminar series. All welcome. Full details
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26 February 201614:00

Dr Andy Radford - Cooperation and conflict in social birds

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19 February 201614:00

Dr Alessandro Devigili - Sperm tales in guppies: a discovery journey from sexual to artificial selection

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12 February 201614:00

Dr Erin Reardon - Fishes in extreme environments: life under

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22 January 201614:00

Mr Mark Kingston-Jones - Behavioural Management of Captive Animals: Evolutionary, Mental and Physical Needs

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27 November 201514:00

Dr Sean Rands - State-dependent social behaviour: modelling behavioural interactions informed by the physiology of the interactors

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20 November 201514:00

Dr Tim W. Fawcett - Anticipating the future: evolutionary explanations for risk sensitivity, contrast effects and animal play

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13 November 201514:00

Lucy Capstick - Factors predicting susceptibility of songbirds to nest predation by corvids. 2) Is predation of artificial nests affected by Magpie territory location?

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6 November 201514:00

Dr Gillian Forrester - Hand and Mouth: What motor laterality reveals about the origins of human language

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23 October 201514:00

Carolina Doran - Collective and individual flexibility in the nest-searching behaviour of ant colonies

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9 October 201514:00

Dr Danielle Sulikowski - Foraging Cognition - Beyond adaptations of spatial memory

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2 October 201514:00

Dr Christian Nawroth - From Primates to Goats: Farm Animal Cognition and Its Implications for Animal Welfare

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3 April 201513:00

Josh Firth - seminar title to be confirmed

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27 March 201513:00

Dr Rob Holbrook - The representation of three-dimensional space in fish

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13 March 201513:00

Dr Ella Cole - Synchrony in phenology in space and time: Fine-scale tracking of environmental change in the great tit

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6 March 201513:00

Dr Pau Carazo - The role of kin selection in the evolution of sexual conflict

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27 February 201513:00

Dr Alessandro Macario - Ontogenetic environments and female mate choice in guppies, Poecilia reticulate

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20 February 201513:00

Dr Jerome Micheletta - Communication and cognition in a socially tolerant macaque species

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28 November 201413:00

Dr Seirian Sumner - seminar title TBC

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21 November 201413:00

Dr Anna Wilkinson - seminar title TBC

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14 November 201413:00

Dr Bibiana Rojas - seminar title TBC

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24 October 201413:00

Dr Jeremy Niven - seminar title TBC

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10 October 201413:00

Dr Lauren Brent - Social Network Based Insights into the Evolution of Animal Behaviour

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3 October 201413:00

Dr Dan Brooks - Using Genetic Algorithms to Understand Animal Cognition

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 DateSpeakerTitle
09.03.10 J. Cresswell,
University of Exeter
Neurotoxic agricultural pesticides and bees: lethal and/or behavioural impacts
02.03.10 S.E.G. Lea & C. Ryan
University of Exeter
The effect of category structure on pigeons' category discrimination.
09.02.10 Kevin Laland
University of St Andrews
Animal social learning and the evolution of culture
26.01.10 Malcolm Burgess
University of Exeter / Natural England
The pied flycatcher as a model system: woodland management, colouration and adaptation to climatic change.
16.12.2009 Anthony Dickinson
University of Cambridge
Actions, habits and conflict: Reflections on the castaway's dilemma
15.12.2009 John Endler
University of Exeter
Explorations on the Visual Signal Design of Great Bowerbirds
08.12.2009 Humphrey Sitters
University of Exeter / International
Shore Brid Project
Conservation conflicts in Delaware Bay: shorebirds, crabs, whelks and blue blood
01.12.2009 Tom Tregenza
University of Exeter
Polyandry and sexual selection in lab and wild insects.
24.11.2009 Nichola Raihani, Institute of Zoology, London The function of male aggression within pairs of cleaner fish (Labroides dimidiatus)
17.11.2009 Steve Simpson
University of Bristol
Exploring the acoustics of coral reefs to understand fish behaviour
10.11.2009 Craig Sherman
Deakin University, Australia 
Fine-scale adaptation in a clonal sea anemone
03.11.2009 Almut Kelber
Lund University, Sweden
How hawkmoths find flowers
9 March 2009 Alessandro Maccario
University of Exeter
Early social environment and female mate preference
2 March 2009 Nick Royle
University of Exeter
Stress and the structured family: Antioxidants mediate trade-offs during growth in red-winged blackbirds
 23 February 2009 Bjoern Brembs
Freie Universität Berlin
Learning the consequences: the neurobiology of state-dependent choice in Drosophila
16 February 2009 Kate Jones
Institute of Zoology
Forecasting biodiversity loss
2 February 2009 Will Cresswell
University of St Andrews
The non-lethal effects of predation risk
19 January 2009 Peter Vukusic
University of Exeter
All Things Bright and Beautiful: Light and Colour Manipulation in Biological Systems
12 January 2009 Graham Martin Birmingham University Through birds’ eyes: Some adventures and insights in sensory ecology
1 December 2008 Tom Bugnyer
University of Vienna
Testing bird brains: social cognition in ravens
24 November 2008 Sasha Dall
University of Exeter
Social sensitivity and the evolution of personality differences
17 November 2008  Walter Hödl
University of Vienna
Visual signaling in frogs: an overlooked topic of amphibian behavioural ecology?
10 November 2008 Sarah Collins
University of Plymouth
Sexual selection and the Human Voice
3 November 2008 Alex Thornton
University of Cambridge
Social information transmission in meerkat societies
27 October 2008 Rob Honey
University of Cardiff
Configural learning and memory: From neural networks to neural mechanisms
20 October 2008 Innes Cuthill
University of Bristol
Camouflage: Biology, Psychology, Neuroscience, Art and War
13 October 2008 Jens Krause
University of Leeds 
Animal collective behaviour
6 October 2008 Matthias Laska
Lingkoping University
Making sense out of scents – Comparative studies of olfactory performance