Isabel Driscoll, PhD candidate

Emotion integration in meerkat vocalisations Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich Contact: isabel.driscoll@ieu.uzh.ch Emotional encoding is ubiquitous in human and non-human animal vocalisations, either as a driver of vocal production or additional information encoded alongside meaning. In human vocalisation, both semantic and emotional information can be…

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Jessica Rivera, MSc Student

Paternity in Cape Ground Squirrels Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich Contact: jessica.rivera@uzh.ch One of the main factors that goes into an animal’s decisions to disperse from its natal group is whether or not there are available mates. In our population of Cape ground squirrels, some…

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