Thierry Smith is a research team leader at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels, Belgium. He was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant during our fall 2016 cycle for his project entitled “Diversity and relationships of earliest Euprimates from Tadkeshwar Mine, India.”
The Leakey Foundation, Speaker Series
Who doesn’t love orangutans? These highly intelligent, critically endangered great apes that live in the tropical forests of Sumatra and Borneo have faces with such character, such personality, they always make for great, powerful pictures.
Piotr Fedurek is a PhD candidate from the University of Roehampton. He was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our fall 2016 cycle for his project entitled "The effect of social integration on physiological stress levels in a small-scale society."
The Leakey Foundation, Video, Survival
In September 2016 The Leakey Foundation brought together seven world-renowned speakers and researchers for a series of short talks focusing on evolution and the challenges of building a better, safer and more survivable future.
From the Field
Marco Peresani was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2015 cycle for his project entitled "Rediscovering the Uluzzian in Italy."
Grants, The Leakey Foundation
In December 2016 the Gordon P. Getty Grant was awarded to Margaret Crofoot for her project entitled "Dominance, social stability and the emergence of collective decisions in complex societies."