Archives for Kibale

06.28.16

Grantee Spotlight: Kristin Sabbi

Grantee Spotlight
Kristin Sabbi was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant in the spring of 2016 for her project entitled "The ontogeny of sex-typed social behavior among East African chimpanzees."
09.02.15

Tooth eruption and life history in living chimpanzees

Research Report
Tanya Smith (R) and co-PI Zarin Machanda (L)  Tanya Smith , Associate Professor at Harvard was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant in the spring of 2012 for her project entitled “Tooth eruption and life history in living chimpanzees.” Tanya Smith and her team study dental development patterns in chimpanzees in order to better understand the evolution of human development.  Previous… more »
08.27.15

From the Field: Claudia Wilke

From the Field
Claudia Wilke
Claudia Wilke is a PhD candidate at the University of York in the United Kingdom. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant during our fall 2013 cycle for her project entitled “Are cooperative chimpanzees more communicative (Kibale Forest, Uganda)?” Here she gives us an update on her field season and how her research is progressing. My time at Kibale Chimpanzee Projectmore »
08.17.15

Grantee Spotlight: Iulia Badescu

Grantee Spotlight
Iulia Badescu Iulia Badescu is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant during our 2015 spring cycle for her project entitled “Investigating the infant nutritional development of wild chimpanzees.” I am investigating the infant nutritional development of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) at Ngogo, Kibale National… more »