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Eric Ndayishimiye is awarded the Sebastían Ramírez Amaya Award for Fieldwork in Primatology

We are delighted to announce that Eric Ndayishimiye has been awarded the inaugural Sebastían Ramírez Amaya Award for Fieldwork in Primatology. Eric’s PhD research focuses on the physiological response to social stressors and the fitness consequences in adult male mountain gorillas (Gorilla gorilla beringei). In 2022, the International Primatological Society created an award in memory […]

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Passing of Prof. Frans de Waal

It is with heavy hearts that we acknowledge the passing of Dr. Frans de Waal (1948-2024). He was the C.H. Candler Professor of Psychology at Emory University and the Director of the Living Links Center for the Advanced Study of Ape and Human Evolution at the Emory National Primate Research Center until his retirement in […]

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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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