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9 Jan 2011

Sepideh Bazazi makes the cover of Proceedings of the Royal Society B

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The article published by Sepideh Bazazi and collaborators in the February 7, 2011, issue of Proceedings of the Royal Society B will make the cover of the magazine. Congrats Sepideh!
In this article, Sepideh presents experimental and model data linking the nutritional state of locusts with their mass migration behavior. The article can be found here. Hereafter […]


13 Oct 2010

Iain Couzin among the 2010 “Brilliant 10”

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Iain has been named this year one of the “Brilliant 10” by the magazine Popular Science. The “Brilliant 10” are 10 young scientists and researchers who “are dreaming up solutions to some of the world’s most vexing challenges”. They are selected each year by the people at Popular Science among hundreds of nominees.
The article dedicated to […]


2 Jul 2010

Swarm in Here… or Is It Just Me? Iain Couzin at “Are We Alone?” radio

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On Monday June 21, Iain was invited by the radio station "Are we alone?", a science radio hosted by the SETI Institute. Along with Steve Strogatz (Cornell University), Craig Reynolds (Sony Computer Entertainment) and Thomas Malone (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), he spoke about collective intelligence in animals. The details of the radio show can be […]


11 May 2010

Iain Couzin at the Secret Science Club

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UPDATE – ABC News feature about the Secret Science Club: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=7025066&page=1
Iain will talk about his work and the work of the CouzinLab at the next Secret Science Club session. This event will hold at the Bell House in New York (149 7th Street Brooklyn, NY 11215), at 8pm on Tuesday May 18. Tickets are free. Hereafter is […]


11 May 2010

Iain Couzin will talk at PIMS-CSC Distinguished Speaker Series

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Iain will be the next speaker of the PIMS-CSC Distinguished Speaker Series that holds at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. His talk, "Collective Motion and Decision-Making in Animal Groups", will start at 2.30pm on May 14 at IRMACS Theatre, ASB 10900 (reception from 2.00pm).
PIMS is the Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences. CSC is the Centre for Scientific […]


29 Apr 2010

Iain Couzin at Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University

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On April 28, Iain gave a public lecture sponsored by the Mathematical Biosciences Institute of The Ohio State University. The talk that held at the iMax Theatre of the Center of Science and Industry (Colombus) was entitled "The perfect swarm" (flyer available here). It was an overview of collective behaviors, at different scales of life, […]


25 Mar 2010

Postdoctoral Research Position – Collective Behavior and Information Transfer in Human Crowds

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[DEADLINE OVER – PLEASE, DO NOT APPLY ANYMORE]
Starting Date: Ideally as soon as possible
A two year postdoctoral position is available in collective behavior of human crowds in the CouzinLab at Princeton University. This is part of an ongoing project for the UK Home Office in collaboration with Oxford Risk, a University of Oxford spinout company, and will […]


25 Mar 2010

Postdoctoral Research Position – Collective Motion and Decision-Making in Schooling Fish

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Start date: Mid-October 2010 or sooner
A postdoctoral position is available in the Collective Animal Behavior Laboratory at Princeton University to study collective information processing using schooling fish as a model system. This is part of a multidisciplinary investigation of decision-making by animal groups. Specifically we aim to explore the interplay […]


24 Feb 2010

Kevin Laland gives next EEB seminar

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Professor Kevin Laland from the Laland Lab at University of St Andrews will be our lecturer for the next EEB seminar. His talk, "Animal Social Learning and the Evolution of Culture", will hold at 10 Guyot Hall on Monday March 1st 2010, at 12.30pm.
The Laland lab studies social learning, cultural evolution and niche construction, integrating […]


9 Dec 2009

Michael Dickinson gives EEB seminar

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Professor Michael Dickinson from the Dickinson Lab at Caltech will be our lecturer for the next EEB seminar. His talk, "How flies find stuff", will hold at 10 Guyot Hall on Thursday September 10th 2009, at 12.30pm. 
The Dickinson Lab is dedicated to integrated, interdisciplinary, multi-leveled approaches to the study of animal physiology and behavior. Their […]