The Primatologists who Started it All

This week saw the biggest gathering of primatologists ever. The joint conference between the International primatological society and the American Society of Primatologists in Chicago brought researchers from across the globe to present and discuss their work and meet others in the field. Whilst some of us unfortunately couldn’t attend this historic moment, and to celebrate international…

The Road to Research in the Field The Unglamorous Truth

  The dream phase “That’s what I’m going to do!” Maybe you watched the latest documentary in amazement as a scientists swam with sharks. Scuba gear strapped to their back. Camera in hand swimming amongst the reef to catch footage for their research as a soft lulling voice describes the tragedy of shark persecution. It…