BIOL 4362

Behavioural Ecology and Cognitive Ethology

(Lab Required) (Formerly ZOOL 4280, 022.428) Examines proximate and ultimate questions relating to mating and parental behaviour, communication, social parasitism and animal intellect to provide insight into the intimate relationship between behavioural evolution and the environment. Laboratory and field exercises complement major topics considered in lectures. Not to be held with the former 022.448. Prerequisite: BIOL 3360 (ZOOL 3100, 022.310), or the former 022.343 (C); or consent of department.

Winter 2019 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: James F Hare
    CRN: 56096
    Lecture Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Slot 5: 10:00 AM–11:15 AM, Tu.Th.
    Laboratory Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 PM, M.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Gabrielle Grenier, MSc Defense: “Seasonal patterns of growth in Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.); differences between morphs of Cumberland Sound populations” — Thursday, August 23 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.