Past Research Grants Awarded


Terita Deare -  Ethanol consumption and feeding ecology of the Northern Yellow-cheeked Crested Gibbon in Veun Sai-Siem Pang National Park. MSc project, University of Exeter,UK.

Anna Bowland - Apes Anonymous: western chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) frugivory and associated ethanol consumption. MSc by Research project, University of Exeter,UK.

Jack Hardman - Space use and movement ecology of invasive green monkeys, Chlorocebus sabaeus, on the Caribbean Island of St Kitts. PhD project, University of Newcastle, UK. 

Gabrielle Bueno - Micronutrient Supplementation by Reproductive Female Verreaux’s Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi). PhD project. UT Austin, Texas,UK. 


Luke Fannin - “Landscape of wear”: Siliceous particulate ingestion, diet, and habitat use in a community of West African monkeys.

Bidisha Chakraborty - Street Fighters: Investigating factors affecting individual differences in participation in between-group conflict among urban rhesus macaques.


Alice Poirier - Making Sense of Scents: primate scent-marking behaviour and semiochemistry

Giang Cao - Developing first-ever microsatellite markers for population studies of Asia’s slow lorises (Nycticebus spp.) 

Susan Wiper - The social system and behaviour of the golden monkey (Cercopithecus mitis kandti


Laura Baiges-Sotos - Degenerative joint disease in non-human primates and its relationship with locomotor adaptation and substrate use.

Stephanie Poindexter - Cognitive map use in the Javan slow loris (Nycticebus javanicus).

Kelly van Leeuwen - Savannah chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) landscape use in the Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve, Uganda.


Colleen Goh - Development of 3D modelling method to aid study of primate behaviour patterns and support preferences in a complex 3D environment.

Todd Rae - Middle Miocene catarrhine primate cranial morphology.


Ursula Paredes - Does social rank modify epigenetic profile of female chacma baboons?

Noah Dunham - A multivariate approach to examining food selection in black and white colobus monkeys from south coastal Kenya.

In 2014 the Society awarded a one-off Lockwood Initiative for Dissemination grant (£300). This was awarded to Dr Lewis Dean at St Andrews University. The dissemination project is 'The trial of chimpanzee Jack'. This is an immersive show for a public audience exploring issues surrounding the evolution of primate cognition. It makes up one day of the Edinburgh Beltane Public Engagement Hub’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme.


Alice Baniel - An experimental investigation of the nature and extent of sexual coercion in wild chacma baboons (Papio ursinus).

Laura Busia - Fission decisions in wild spider monkeys.


Maria Wollnick - The communicative role of pelage coloration in an all-body sexually dichromatic primate: The black-and-gold howler (Alouatta caraya).
Esther Clarke (Snyder) - Primate vocalisations as sexual signals in white-handed gibbons (Hylobates lar).
Paul Johnson - Leaping in the ears: A test of the semicircular canals as locomotor indicators in closely related primate taxa.


Gillian Vale - Towards an understanding of cumulative culture: a developmental and comparative perspective.

Sally MacDonald - The structure and function of female social relationships in wild Assamese macaques (Macaca assamensis).

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