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11.08.16

Grantee Spotlight: Katharine Burke

Grantee Spotlight
Katharine Burke is a PhD candidate from the University at Buffalo. In the spring of 2016 she was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant for her project entitled “Social network, personality and physiological stress levels in juvenile rhesus.” Here she has provided us with a summary of her work.  I am investigating possible links between social support, personality… more »
11.04.16

Grantee Spotlight: Ekwoge Abwe

Grantee Spotlight
Ekwoge Abwe was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant during our spring 2016 cycle for his project entitled "Behavioral diversity with genetic and ecological variation in chimpanzees, Cameroon." Here he gives us a summary of his project. Stay tuned for news from the field!
10.11.16

Grantee Spotlight: Thomas Kraft

Grantee Spotlight
Thomas Kraft was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant during our spring 2016 cycle for his project entitled "Shifting co-residence and interaction patterns in a transitioning hunter-gatherer society."
10.06.16

Grantee Spotlight: Alecia Carter

Grantee Spotlight
Alecia Carter was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research grant during our spring 2016 cycle for her project entitled "Constraints on the Evolution of Culture: Social Information in Namibian Baboons.”
09.08.16

Grantee Spotlight: Stephanie Bogart

Grantee Spotlight
Leakey Foundation grantee Stephani Bogart is part of a team that has established a new long-term research site in Senegal’s Niokolo Koba National Park to study how chimpanzees adapt to a savanna environment
08.30.16

Grantee Spotlight: Mathew Fox

Grantee Spotlight
Mathew Fox, PhD candidate from the University of Arizona, was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for his project entitled "Paleoenvironments of Homo erectus occupations in the Luonan Basin, China."
08.17.16

Grantee Spotlight: Evelyn Pain

Grantee Spotlight
Evelyn Pain is currently a PhD candidate at Stony Brook University. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for her project entitled "Functions of male woolly monkey morphological variation in Yasuní, Ecuador."
07.27.16

Grantee Spotlight: Amy Lu

Grantee Spotlight
Dr. Amy Lu is an assistant professor at Stony Brook University. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for her project entitled "Understanding weaning trajectories in a wild primate - the gelada."
07.20.16

Grantee Spotlight: Kelsey Pugh

Grantee Spotlight
Kelsey Pugh was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for her project entitled “Mid-Late miocene hominoid phylogeny: Implications for ape and human evolution.” She is a PhD candidate from the City University of New York.  The living great apes, humans, and their fossil relatives (hominids) are among the most intensively studied… more »