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Dr Ida Bailey has won a SULSA LEADERs award

Ida has won a SULSA LEADERs awarded, to travel to the University of Pretoria, South Africa to initiate a new collaboration with Prof Sue Nicolson, aimed at bringing together the physiological and behavioural approaches…

Paper Accepted for publication

    We are very pleased that our paper on hummingbird population structure has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Ornithology: Ida E. Bailey, Gernot Segelbacher, Susan D. Healy, T. Andrew Hurly and…

ASAB Easter Meeting

    Members of the Healy Lab attended the easter meeting of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB). Congratulations to Maria who won the poster competition (see below)!       Poster description:…

The Healy Lab visit Leuchars Primary School

    Ida Bailey and Kate Morgan talked to the children at Leuchars primary school about how and why birds build nests and let the children have ago at building one themselves.   The children built nests in branches or…

Fife Science Festival

      The Healy Lab got involved in the Fife Science festival where they ran a practical nest building event for families in collaboration with Dr Stephanie Bunn a specialist in the anthropology of basket making. Much…

Nest Construction and Function Conference

    Four members of the Healy Lab attended this international conference to presented data on the role of cognition in nest construction:     Talks: Felicity Muth & Sue Healy (University of St Andrews, UK): The right…