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IPS Awards and Grantees


2016 IPS Conservation Grants awardees

Daniel Alempijevic USA A population assessment of the critically endangered Dryad monkey (Cercopithecus dryas) in the Balanda Community Forest of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Parthankar Choudhury India Status survey and Conservation needs of Primates in the Inner Line Reserve forest, Cachar, Assam, India
Allie Hofner UK Preuss's red colobus Procolobus pennantii preussi density and significance in northern Korup National Park: A multifaceted approach to understanding arboreal primate abundance and local perceptions and livelihoods in a protected area.
Katharine Kling USA Testing time: Follow-up surveys of southeastern Malagasy rainforest fragments to assess long-term viability
Daniel Mwamidi Kenya Conservation of Roosting and Foraging Habitats for the Endemic Mountain Dwarf Galagos (Galagoides orinus) in Taita hills, Kenya
Petro Scarascia Brazil Conservation Program of the black lion tamarin (Leontopithecus chrysopygus) in the Carlos Botelho State Park and its Buffer Zone
*Brandon Semel USA Climate Change, Coups, and Critically Endangered Species: First Aerial Drone Surveys of Madagascar's Lemurs
Jaima Smith UK An examination and assessment of current conservation activities for Javan gibbons (Hylobates moloch) in West Java, Indonesia

*2016 Alison Jolly Lemur Conservation Grant winner


2016 Precongress Training Program participants

Bruce Ainebyona Uganda
Nestor Allgas Peru
Nguyen Thi Lan Anh Vietnam
Swtha Stotra Bhashyan India
Dwi Yandhi Febriyanti Indonesia
Lisley Pereira Lemos Nogueria Gomes Brazil
Karine Galisteo Diemer Lopes Brazil
David Momoh Sierra Leone
Samedi Mucyo Rwanda
Toky Hery Rakotoarinivo Madagascar
Natalia Fuentes Salcedo Ecuador
Bui Van Tuan Vietnam


Education and Outreach

Outcome of the 2016 Charles Southwick Conservation Education Commitment Award

Herman Syahputra Sumatra Conservation Educator, Orang Utan Republik Foundation


Outcome of the 2016 Lawrence Jacobsen Education Development Grantees

Thierry Inzirayineza Rwanda Using debate as a tool to increase young people awareness about the importance of primate conservation around Gishwati National Park, Rwanda 
Nick Marx Cambodia Primate Conservation Centre at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre
Rebecca Smith Paraguay Paraguay's Little Monkeys: Inspiring Primate Conservation Heroes and Tackling Paraguy's Primate Pet Trade
Gary Shapiro Sumatra MECU6: Orang Utan Republik Foundation (OURF)'s Mobile Education & Conservation Unit, Year 6



Outcome of the 2016 Research grant awards

Matthew De Vries Canada An exploration of intragroup variation in behaviour across habitat types during the dry season in Saguinus imperator
Susie Lee USA Role of androgens in the modulation of parental effort and protectiveness in female macaques
Rachel Sawyer UK Briding the gap between primate food selection and sensory ecology: how do nocturnal folivorous strepsirrhines determine food quality?
Mareike Janiak USA Adaptations for insectivory in digestive enzymes of new world primates
Gillian King-Bailey USA Androgens, cortisol, behavior, and food seasonality in wild white-faced capuchins (Cebus capucinus) in Sector Santa Rosa, Área de Conservación de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Brandon Wheeler UK Can nonhuman primates socially learn the meaning of signals? An experimental test with wild capuchin monkeys
Rachel Perlman USA The energetics of male reproductive strategies in geladas (Theropithecus gelada
Ghislain Thiery France Uncovering food mechanical properties from the teeth of extant and extinct primates 


IPS Lifetime Achievement awards

  • Dr. Jane Goodall at the IPS Congress 2016 in Chicago, USA
  • Dr Jeanne Altmann at the IPS Congress 2014 in Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Dr. John Oates at the IPS Congress 2012 in Cancun, Mexico
  • Dr. Allison Jolly at the IPS Congress 2010 in Kyoto, Japan 
  • Dr. Toshisada Nishida at the IPS Congress 2008 in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Dr. Tom Struhsaker at the IPS Congress 2006 in Entebe, Uganda
  • Dr. Hilary Box at the IPS Congress 2004 in Torino, Italy


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