Lunch Bunch

Research Design in the Study of Animal Social Behavior, hosted by Kerry Shaw. 

A weekly discussion group for the evaluation of ongoing research projects - not necessarily finished products - in areas related to animal behavior. Neurobiology and Behavior graduate students studying animal behavior are encouraged to sign up to present once every year, especially those students in their second year and beyond. Students, post-docs and faculty from any field are welcome to both present and attend. 

Lunch Bunch held in A106 Morison Room on Tuesdays from 12:20 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. 

To schedule a date, contact Jaclene Weston

Spring 2024:

Date Speaker Possible Topic
January 23, 2024 Kerry Shaw Organizational and Open Discussion
January 30, 2024

Kerry Shaw

Moving a scientific project to publication; 10 steps to writing a scientific paper and 11 steps to structuring a science paper editors will take seriously

February 6, 2024

Ben Sandkam

Journals and peer review

February 13, 2024

Mike Webster

Journals and peer review

February 20, 2024

Rikki Laser
Helen Stec

Boris, Sleep/Animal behavior analysis and scoring
February 27, 2024

February Break


March 5, 2024 Helen Stec

Experimental Design to test for Intralocus Tactical Conflict

March 12, 2024 Alicia Brunner Breeding phenology and stress physiology of BTBW
March 19, 2024

Jay Stafstrom

Diurnal Foraging in a Highly Specialized Nocturnal Predator, the Ogre-faced Spider

March 26, 2024 Canceled  
April 2, 2024

Spring Break


April 9, 2024

Rikki Laser

Where are we going? Journal fit for the Hot Parents Project

April 16, 2024 Ron Brown Development or caste: potential framings of antennal drumming
April 23, 2024

Colleen Poje

Patterns of provisioning in a cooperative bird with multiple breeding females pre group

April 30, 2024 Canceled  
May 7, 2024 Canceled  
May 14, 2024 Professor Renee Borges Professor Renee Borges from the Indian Institute of Science