ASAB was founded in 1936 to promote the study of animal behaviour


Membership is open to all who share our interests. There are now around 1000 members, the majority drawn from Britain and Europe. Many members are professional biologists who work in universities, research institutes, and schools.


About ASAB

ASAB promotes and supports the study of animal behaviour. We organise conferences, fund research, and encourage teaching of animal behaviour in schools.

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ASAB members gain a range of benefits, including access to our journal, Animal Behaviour, and eligibility to apply for grant schemes.

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Find out when ASAB members are meeting, and read about our past conferences.

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Grants & Awards

ASAB funds research, and awards prizes for outstanding contributions to the study of animal behaviour.

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Animal Behaviour, the journal of ASAB and the Animal Behavior Society, publishes critical reviews, original papers, and research articles on all aspects of animal behaviour.

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ASAB produces teaching materials, ethical guidelines for animal behaviour research, and other useful resources.

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