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Joint-meeting of NVG and Zoology 27th-29th of November in Groningen

Our very first joint-meeting with the KNDV (Dutch Royal Society of Zoologists) and BZS (Royal Belgian Zoological Society) was with ±170 participants well attended. The meeting kicked-off on Wednesday evening in the Academie building with the very first Dobberke lecture by Jolle Jolles.  The next morning we continued with a dedicated NVG slot, followed by the Baerendz lecture from Susanne Åkesson. A detailed report will follow in the next newsletter.

For more information on this special meeting see the 2019 meeting page or  https://zoology2019.com/

NVG PhD Workshop 27th of November Groningen

This years PhD workshop was dedicated to “Individuality and collective behavior” and organised by Dr. Jolle Jolles & Jean-Christophe Billeter.  Please find a detailed program of the day here.

Nieuwe versie Handreiking ‘dierproeven’ met wilde dieren

Er is een nieuwe versie van de handreiking ‘dierproeven met wilde dieren in hun biotoop’ opgesteld. Een eerdere versie is vorig jaar gepubliceerd. Deze nieuwe versie beschrijft de kaders voor dierproeven met wilde dieren in hun biotoop, welke beslismomenten een rol spelen en hoe de wettelijke kaders ingevuld dienen te worden. En is aangeveuld met de specifieke aandachtsvelden.

Click HERE for the link to the ‘handreiking’ website from the CCD and the link to the document.

Course on “Observing Primate Behaviour” – University of Utrecht

We would like to draw your attention to the following 2-week full time Summerschool in Juli 2019 lead by Prof. Dr. E.H.M. Sterck.
See attached flyer for more information or go to www.utrechtsummerschool.nl

NVG 25th anniversary booklet on Behavioural Biology in The Netherlands

For our 25th anniversary Monica Wesseling wrote ‘Hoe slaap je slim maakt en apen elkaar bedriegen’.
This is a small booklet with a compilation of appealing stories of studies on Behaviour conducted in the Netherlands.
You can download this booklet as a PDF HERE (2.5MB).

Book review: Animal Behaviour: A very short introduction – Tristram D. Wyatt

Yoran Gerritsma (University of Groningen) and Jeroen Alkema (Wageningen University) have written a review about the book that was written by Tristram Wyatt, one of the invited speakers of our 25th meeting.

Tristram D. Wyatt (2017) “Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction”, Oxford University Press ISBN: 9780198712152

For the review click HERE

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