PhD in Animal Behaviour
2011 / 2015
Europe


2011‐2014 : PhD candidate. CNRS, IPHC-DEPE, Evolutionary ethology.

PhD : Decision making under risk and uncertainty: cognitive mechanisms and biaises involved. A comparative study in primates: monkeys, great apes and humans

Supervisor : Dr Valérie Dufour.

Species studied

  • Primate training
  • Animal welfare assessments, enrichments
  • Design and conduction of controlled behavioral tests
  • Data analysis and statistics
  • Scientific communication
  • ECo-supervision of students
  • Teaching: Introduction to Animal Behaviour
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    • 41ème colloque SFECA. Tour, France, 2011
    • Social Structure Summer School - Göttingen, Germany, 2012
    • VIth European Conference on Behavioural Biology - Essen, Germany, 2012
    • 33rd International Ethological Conference (IEC) – Newcastle, UK, 2013
    • 9èmes journées « Ecology & Behaviour » - Strasbourg, France, 2013

Collaborations - Visiting researcher:

  • Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA), Leipzig, Germany.
  • Centre International de Recherche Médicale (CIRMF), Franceville, Gabon.
  • Parco dell’ Abatino – Refuge zoologique, Rieti, Italy.
  • Edinburgh Zoo – Living links & Budongo Trail, Edinburgh, Scotland.
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