Behaviour And Evolution Research Group: Spring Seminars


Spring Semester Meetings, 2018


For a programme of the BERG meetings please click here.

DateHostSpeaker and Topic
17th January Collective  Reintroducing Captive Stirling Researchers & Students into the Wild BERG Habitat (in Spring). 
24th January Hannah  Prof Hannah Buchanan-Smith - Welfare of Primates: Why Should We Care?
31st January Becky Dr Rebecca Sharman - Disruptive Camouflage and Psychophysics.
07th February Liz Dr Elizabeth Renner - Pattern and Process in Hominin Brain Size Evolution.
14th February TBC  TBC 
21st February No Meeting: Mid Semester 
28th February Jade  Cancelled due to Weather - Rescheduled to April 18th.
07th March Sophia & Phyliis PhD Candidate Sophia Daoudi & Prof Phyllis Lee - Discussion on 'Defining Animal Groups'.

14th March

Juliet PhD Candidate Juliet Dunstone - Do I know, that I know, that you know? Investigating Metacognitive Learning Strategies for Cumulative Cultural Evolution.


21st March Paxton  PhD Candidate Paxton Culpepper - New Religions: Pathogen-Stress Influences Social and Cultural Evolution. 
28th March Christine & Lab Prof Christine Caldwell & Lab - Title to be announced (starts at 5pm).
04th April Hannah  Dr Joana Coleoptera - Where to go? Impact of global environmental changes on African apes.
11th April Eoin  Dr Eoin O'Sullivan - Title to be announced.
18th April Jade PhD Candidate Jade Hooper - Exploring Social and Locality Variations of Dog Bites in Scotland Using Administrative Data Sources.

Meetings are held on Wednesdays at 5.30 pm in the Psychology Common Room (3A94, Cottrell Building).

Whoever is running the session is responsible for:

a) Leading the session (including advance circulation of material if applicable).

b) Informing Paxton of any AV equipment needed in addition to PowerPoint facilities (contact:

c) Clearing up at the end.

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