The Student Representative is Christina Paddock, a PhD student at Cardiff University. It is her job to raise student issues within the Society and provide information that might be useful to students interested in primatology. If you have any comments, questions, know of any courses or opportunities that may be relevant to students or would like further information about joining the society as a student member, please feel free to contact her on [email protected].


Presenting at meetings

PSGB meetings provide an opportunity for students to present their work as a poster or spoken presentation alongside established researchers, in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

Most years, there are small travel bursaries (normally of up to £50) available to student presenters. Student members wishing to apply for a bursary should indicate this when submitting their meeting abstract/registration form. To claim a bursary, receipts must be provided.

Students giving a spoken presentation will be considered for the Charles A. Lockwood Prize. There is also a prize for the best poster presentation. A list of former prize-winners is on the PSGB Medals page.

James Parsons (PSGB grant awardee 2018) presenting at the European Federation for Primatology/ PSGB Meeting in Oxford, 2019.  Photo : Oxford Brookes University


Napier Medal

Every two years, postgraduates who have recently completed a PhD can be nominated for the Napier Memorial Medal.

Click this link for more information. A list of former prize-winners is on the PSGB Medals page.


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