Many congratulations to our Dr Erica van de Waal, who has been awarded a prestigious international Branco Weiss Research Fellowship (see below) for the next five years, to continue her studies of social learning and cultural transmission in wild vervet monkeys in South Africa. She will switch to this from her present Swiss Science Foundation Fellowship with St Andrews at end of 2014, then formally becoming based in Carel van Schaik’s Zurich group, but continuing to collaborate with us in St Andrews.
Today was an exciting day – we took delivery of the panels for our exhibition stand. While there is still a little work to go getting all of the games and activities ready for our September event at Edinburgh Zoo it really feels like everything is coming together now. Over the coming days we will … Read more