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Study of wild chimpanzees in Gishwati forest, Rwanda

During the past three months, PhD student Evy van Berlo, master student Daan Lameris and bachelor student Berta Roura Torres have observed the social, emotional behaviours of a small group of wild chimpanzees living in the Gishwati Forest Reserve in Rwanda. Conservation of this small but beautiful and recovering forest is the main aim of the Forest of Hope Association … Read more »

CoPAN welcomes new PhD student Evy van Berlo

Evy will work on the project ‘Unearthing the evolutionary roots of discrimination’, which is co-funded by Leidsch Universitair Fonds, Elise Mathilde Stichting and Koninklijke Nederlandse Academie van Wetenschappen.   Project description: Discrimination against social outgroups is a major issue in our society. The social sciences have provided different theories to understand its multifaceted nature, but it remains unclear how discrimination… Read more »

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