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Raoul surveying the forest 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."
Being Human blog marathon featured 08.15.16

Being Human: Born and Evolved to Run

Being Human, Guest Post
Running. Some people love it, getting in the zone and enjoying that “runner’s high”. Some people tolerate it as a necessary way to stay fit. Others, and I admit I’m in this camp, can’t see the appeal, unless they’re being chased by some terrifying beast or a swarm of bees….
07.27.16

Grantee Spotlight: Amy Lu

Grantee Spotlight
Amy Lu in the field with wild geladas.
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 (Theropithecus gelada).” Weaning is a critical life history transition for primates and other mammals. In humans,… more »