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Theo Murphy meeting organised by Professor Elli Leadbeater and Professor Alex Thornton.

What are the evolutionary processes that have produced extraordinary cognitive diversity across the animal kingdom? New approaches, informed by evolutionary biology, neuroscience and psychology, are allowing us to elucidate how different aspects of cognition enhance survival and reproduction for species that live very different lives. This meeting will explore how natural selection customizes animal minds to maximise evolutionary success.

The schedule of talks and speaker biographies will be available soon. Speaker abstracts will be available closer to the meeting date.

Poster session

There will be a poster session on Monday 3 June. If you would like to apply to present a poster please submit your proposed title, abstract (not more than 200 words and in third person), author list, name of the proposed presenter and institution to the Scientific Programmes team no later than Friday 22 March. Please include the text ‘Poster abstract submission’ in the email subject line. Please note that places are limited and posters are selected at the scientific organisers’ discretion.

Attending this event

This event is intended for researchers in relevant fields, and is a residential meeting taking place at the Apex City of Bath Hotel, James Street West, Bath, BA1 2DA.

  • Free to attend
  • Advance registration essential
  • This is an in-person meeting
  • Catering options are available to purchase during registration. Participants are responsible for their own accommodation booking

Enquiries: contact the Scientific Programmes team