Amanda Tan is a PhD candidate at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation research grant in the spring of 2013. Here is a summary of her team’s recent paper in PLOS ONE.
Researchers Catalog Variation in Stone-Tool Use by Burmese Long-Tailed Macaques
Burmese long-tailed macaques living on islands in southern Thailand use 17 different action patterns… more »
The next fall 2014 grantee we would like to introduce to you is Maura Tyrrell. She is a PhD candidate from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, and her dissertation project is entitled “Effect of competition on male coalition patterns in crested macaques.”
Maura Tyrrell and a crested macaque
My dissertation focuses on the social relationships between wild adult… more »