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Passing of Prof. Christophe Boesch

The Officers of the IPS join the world of primatology and conservation in mourning the devastating sudden loss of Prof. Christophe Boesch.  He was the founder of the Taí Chimpanzee Project in the 1970s and the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation in 2000, as well as the Director of the Primatology department of the Max Planck Institute […]

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Obituary notice for Prof. Sue Taylor Parker

Sue Taylor Parker passed away from Parkinson’s disease at the age of 85 on August 26, 2023. Sue was a Biological Anthropologist who taught at Sonoma State University in Northern California until she retired in 2002 as Full Professor Emeritus. She was a notable scholar of comparative cognitive development and gained international recognition for her […]

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Outcome of the Charles Southwick award 2023

The Education Committee received 21 nominations this year.  Seven nominees were women, 13 men and there was one nomination for a group of indigenous people; 14 from African countries, 4 from South American countries and 3 from Asian countries.  The 4 top-ranking nominations evaluated by seven members of the Education Committee are Comfort Davies, from Liberia; Henry Didier […]

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