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DySoC Welcomes Renowned Primatologist Frans de Waal

The Center for the Dynamics of Social Complexity (DySoC) at NIMBioS is pleased to host world-renowned primatologist Frans de Waal for a talk next month on animal emotion and empathy ahead of his much-anticipated new book, to be published in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to a Great Mentor

Professor Emeritus and NIMBioS progenitor Thomas Guy Hallam was feted yesterday in the very room of his namesake Hallam Auditorium┬ábefore the seminar talk of one of his many former advisees. Friends, colleagues and former students joined NIMBioS visitor and seminar … Continue reading

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A Predator-Prey Model of Poverty Traps, New Paper from Ngonghala

Former NIMBioS postdoc Calistus Ngonghala has published a new paper that draws on economic, ecological and epidemiological models to examine the underlying drivers of rural poverty. “General ecological models for human subsistence, heath and poverty,” published this month in Nature … Continue reading

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Grizzlies Feel the Heat

A short term visit to NIMBioS two years ago has resulted in a study showing the effect of climate change on the diets of grizzly bears in Yellowstone. Lead author Jack Hopkins, an assistant professor of wildlife biology at Unity … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Welcomes New Researchers

NIMBioS welcomes several new postdoctoral fellows and sabbatical visitors this fall. New postdoctoral fellows include Sean Hoban, Nick Matze and Matt Zimmerman, which will bring the total number of postdocs at NIMBioS to 17. Dr. Hoban comes to NIMBioS from … Continue reading

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