Pauline Toni (Zurich Manager)

Research assistant for Zurich June 2014-June 2016 Meerkat volly April 2013-April 2014 After graduating from a MSc in Animal and Human behaviour in 2009, I did a lot of volunteering: in a National Park in North Cameroon where I spent most of my time tracking leopards through the bush; in…

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Helen Spence-Jones (Cambridge Research Assistant)

Cambridge Research Assistant (2015-2016) BSc Hons Natural Sciences (Zoology) – University of Cambridge After a brief stint of camera-trapping fieldwork in Mongolia after I graduated, I came to the project as a volunteer for a year in Sept 2014. I’ve stayed on for another year to work as the research…

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Laura Meldrum (KMP Manager)

Senior Project Manager KMP – Personnel Manager (2015 – 2017) MSc Wild Animal Biology (Royal Veterinary College) BSc Hons Biological Sciences (Zoology) (University of Edinburgh) During my four years spent doing my BSc in Biological Sciences with Honours in Zoology at Edinburgh University I volunteered twice at animal rehabilitation centres…

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Chris Duncan (KMP Manager)

BSc Hons Biological Sciences (University of Birmingham) Senior Project Manager KMP – Technical Manager (2015 – 2017) I have always been interested in biological research; during and prior to my BSc in Biological Sciences at the University of Birmingham I had various short term field and lab based research stints.…

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Gabriella Gall, Ph.D. student

Website: http://www.ieu.uzh.ch/en/staff/phd/gall-gabriella.html Contact: gabriella.gall@yahoo.de   Group coordination during foraging in meerkats (Suricata suricatta)   Animals living in cohesive groups need to coordinate their activities, for example when making decisions about their foraging destination or timing of travel. Thereby individual group members need to compromise to overcome potential conflicts of interest.…

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