The 15th International Symposium
on Primatology and Wildlife Science

Many thanks to all the participants of the 15th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science.

March 1-2, 2021
Award Winners
Oral Presentation
1st prize:
Annegret Moto Naito
"Pair Chemistry in Golden Eagles: Relationship between MHC Genes and Breeding Success"

2nd prize:
James Brooks
"Oxytocin Promotes Species-relevant Outgroup Attention in Bonobos and Chimpanzee "
André Gonçalves
"Staring "Death" in the Face: Chimpanzees' Attention towards Conspecific Skulls and the Implications of a Face-module Guiding this Behavior "
Poster Presentation
1st prize:
Makiko Take
Food Transfer in Golden-faced Saki: Developmental Change in Juveniles' Begging Behavior
Tamao Maeda
How is Spatial Structure of Multi-level Society Decided?

3rd prize:
Qi Luan Lim
Phylogenetic Relationship of the Malayan Tapir in Japan

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Guidelines for the participants and presenters are in the Sign-in page.
Keynote Speakers
Dr. Joanna Setchell Professor, Department of Anthropology, Durham University
"Why conservation needs anthropology"

Dr. Toshitaka Suzuki Assistant Professor, Hakubi Center, Kyoto University
"The dawn of animal linguistics: Exploring referentiality and compositionality in bird calls"

Dr. James Anderson Professor, Department of Psychology, Kyoto University
"Mirrors, Yawns, and Death: Connections?"

Dr. Shiro Kohshima Professor, Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University
"From Himalaya to Ocean, from Glacier to Tropical Rain Forest: Studies by a Strange Biologist"

Dr. Carolyn Hogg School of Life & Environmental Science, The University of Sydney
"Genomes & Threatened Species Conservation"

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Note to participants
  1. This symposium will be held online. Please note that we will not set up the venue.
  2. Oral presentations will be delivered on Zoom, and posters will be presented on LINC Biz. Further information will be announced within January.
  3. For scheduling reasons, we may not be able to accommodate your preferred type of presentation and may ask you to change your presentation type (e.g., from oral to poster).
  4. You must be registered to attend the symposium even if you are not presenting.
  5. If you are not affiliated with Kyoto University or the PWS program and have selected to give a poster/oral presentation, please contact a PWS faculty member and obtain permission to attend the symposium, with informing them of your affiliation, purpose for attending, and a title and abstract of your presentation; you will be asked to provide the name of that faculty member when you register for the symposium. You will not be able to present your research without such permission. You can find a list of PWS faculty members and their contact information at: ※ Those who will attend the symposium without giving presentations do not need to acquire the permission from a PWS faculty member.
  6. You may not disseminate the content of any presentation without an explicit permission from the presenter.
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  2. 口頭発表はZOOM、ポスター発表はLINC Bizのシステムを使って実施することを予定しています。発表方法の詳細は1月中にお知らせします。
  3. 開催日程の都合により、発表形式の変更等をお願いする場合がございます。予めご了承ください。
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