Current Topics in Animal Behavior

Current Topics in Animal Behavior

Date & Time

17 August 2015, 00:00 - 09 November 2015, 00:00

Venue

NIE

Department

Natural Sciences & Science Education (NSSE)
Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning (GPL)

Category

Professional Development

Events Details

The course examines research topics of current importance in animal behaviour and behavioural biology, and ethical issues on the use of animals in behavioural studies. With recent advances in molecular biology and miniaturisation of technology, there have been significant developments in the field.  The course covers topics like techniques for studying animal behaviour in laboratory and field; behavioural and phenotypic plasticity; population and sex differences in behaviour; optimality, aggression, dispersal and territoriality; and applications of behavioural studies.

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