Interdisciplinary workshop: Broader perspectives on animal contests

Date: 29/08/2018

Queen's University Belfast







Interdisciplinary workshop: ‘Broader perspectives on animal contests’

Wednesday 29th August – Thursday 30th August 2018

Queen’s University Belfast

We are very excited to announce this ASAB-funded two-day workshop which is aimed at anyone studying contests and aggression, as well as those interested in bringing their disciplinary expertise to this area. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together researchers from a range of disciplines in order to facilitate knowledge sharing and encourage future interdisciplinary collaborations.

We encourage anybody with an interest in contests, from economists to psychologists and biologists, everyone is welcome.

The workshop will include the opportunity for delegates to give short research talks (15-20 min) within themed sessions, as well as a chance for structured discussion concerning timely topics in the contests field.

There will also be the opportunity to listen to plenary speakers talk on a broad range of subjects.

Confirmed plenary speakers:

–          Professor Yuying Hsu | National Taiwan Normal University

–          Professor Mike Mesterton-Gibbons | Florida State University

–          Dr Dayu Lin | New York University

Please visit our website for details on how to register.

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We hope to see you there!

Dr Sarah Lane and Dr Gareth Arnott

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