PhD Studentships: Competitive application for studentships with funding for fieldwork with Asian elephants or in urban Hong Kong wildlife already in place I have positions available for students wishing to pursue a PhD in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Hong Kong on 1) behavioural ecology of Asian elephants (field site in Nepal is established and funding for fieldwork in place) or 2) human-wildlife interactions in Hong Kong. See https://www.hannahsmumby
I'm delighted that the Lab has been awarded a major grant on using food to investigate personality and cognitive bias in Asian elephants by the University Research Council of Hong Kong. Particularly pleased this will enable us to continue our fieldwork on captive Asian elephants in Nepal, as well as to work with collaborators Josh Plotnik and Ellen Dierenfeld.
Lab members @yfw393 & @CSarabian recently participated in a 'silkscreen printing' workshop from @HKUniversity Museum and Art Gallery. And they picked up the HK Wild Boar Project logo as an experimental image! After a couple of trials...
Yingwei’s postdoc project at HKU investigates the implications of the ivory ban in China. This project aims to examine whether the rules and laws under the ban sufficiently combat the illegal ivory trade in the country.