Methods in animal communication - Calls, gestures and facial expressions

5 - 6 May 2014


To know how to measure, analyse and interpret animal communication signals.



Lectures and practical on how to measure, code, analyse and interpret different signals produced by animals, including the main modalities of higher animals, i.e. vocalisations, gestures and facial expressions.

Program (updated 28.4.2014)

General information

Dates :  5 - 6 May 214

Schedule : 8.55 - 17.00

Location : University of Neuchâtel, Faculté des sciences, UniMail, GPA (building G, petit auditoire de chimie)

ECTS : 1.0 ECTS (Research tools)

Evaluation : Full attendance and active participation

Information : Please contact Dr Andrea Bshary  or the doctoral program coordinator Dr Christiane Bobillier

Travel expenses : see reimbursement conditions.

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  • This course is free and open to all PhD students, however until 30 January priority is given to "Interuniversity doctoral program in organismal biology" participants.
  • Post-docs are welcome as long as places are available.
  • Maximum number of participants: 35

Registration through the web only: closed. Course full.

Please note the cancellation policy (CHF 20).

Deadline: 30 April 2014