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Savannah Schulze attends World Conservation Congress

PhD candidate Savannah Schulze attends the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii with the Presence2Influence Collaborative Event Ethnography Team headed by Dr. Laura Zanotti (Purdue University) and Dr. Kimberly Marion Suiseeya (Northwestern University). Please visit their blog here http://www.presence2influence.org/blog to learn more. Advertisements

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Carolyn Jost Robinson presents research at IPS/ASP Meeting

Carolyn Jost Robinson presents at the 2016 Joint Meeting of the International Primatological Society and the American Society of Primatologists in Chicago, IL. Her talk entitled “Becoming in Ethnoprimatology: Multispecies Ethnography at the Human-Primate Interface” describes ongoing multidisciplinary research she and … Continue reading

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Katie Smith presents research at IPS/ASP meeting

Katie Smith presents her talk “Dietary Survey of Captive Chimpanzees (Pan Troglodytes sp.)” at the 2016 Joint Meeting of the International Primatological Society and the American Society of Primatologists in Chicago, IL. Her data comes from dietary surveys of captive chimpanzees living in … Continue reading

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Remis Research Group attends 2016 IPS/ASP Meeting in Chicago, IL

Melissa Remis, Katie Smith, Carolyn Jost Robinson, and Liz Hall travel to Chicago, IL to attend the 2016 Joint Meeting of the International Primatological Society and the American Society of Primatologists.

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Savannah Schulze receives Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant

Congratulations to PhD candidate Savannah Schulze for receiving the Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant for her project Forest People without a Forest: Shifting Batwa Identity on the Fringes of Global Conservation Spaces, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda.

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Melissa Remis and Carolyn Jost Robinson publish paper on BaAka women’s health in American Journal of Human Biology

Please follow the link below to see Carolyn Jost Robinson’s and Melissa Remis’ paper BaAka women’s health and subsistence practices in transitional conservation economies: Variation with age, household size, and food security, published in the American Journal of Human Biology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22817

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PhD Student Savannah Schulze receives Global Synergy Research Grant

Congratulations to Savannah Schulze on receiving the Global Synergy Research Grant! This funding will support her dissertation research project “Mountain Gorillas (Gorilla beringi beringi) in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda: Interrelationships with Batwa and other local communities.”

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Presentation at the Conference on Hunter-Gatherer Societies in Vienna

Dr. Melissa Remis and Dr. Carolyn Jost Robinson presented their paper “Biodiversity as Food Security: Nutritional and social outcomes of declining wildlife on contemporary hunter-gatherers in protected Congo Basin Forests” at the 11th Conference on Hunter-Gatherer Societies (CHAGS) in Vienna, … Continue reading

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Grad student Liz Hall completes MS project

Congratulations to graduate student Liz Hall for completing her MS non-thesis project entitled “Primates, parasites, and hunting pressure: An exploratory analysis of the population status of endangered primates in Korup National Park, Cameroon.” Liz will continue to the PhD program in … Continue reading

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Grad student Savannah Schulze visits mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

PhD student Savannah Schulze writes about observing mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda and provides updates on her experiences in the field. To see her latest blog post and view more photos from the field, follow the link … Continue reading

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