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Postdoc and PhD Positions in Canine Ageing-Behaviour, Genetics, and Neuroscience

Postdoc and PhD Positions in Canine Ageing-Behaviour, Genetics, and Neuroscience

Family Dog Project, Department of Ethology, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Positions: 3 Postdocs and 3 PhD students We seek outstanding applicants who are interested in exploring the cognitive ageing of family dogs. We are developing a test battery using an interdisciplinary approach with the most advanced behavioural, genetic and neuroscience testing methods (e.g. eye-tracking, motion […]

Search and rescue mission with dogs – video abstract

Search and rescue mission with dogs – video abstract

Swarmix, a joint project of ETH Zurich, EPFL, SUPSI/IDSIA and ELTE University, investigates cooperation and interactions in bio-synthetic swarms. The research work in the SWARMIX project is guided by the creation of a specific validation scenario composed of humans, dogs, and small-sized UAVs aimed at performing search-and-rescue (SAR) missions in outdoor civilian domains. The choice […]

Wolf and dog handraising (2001-2003)

Wolf and dog handraising (2001-2003)

a film by Zoltan Torok, Wild Tales Productions  Dogs’ special domestication processes, their natural socialization to humans, and the possibility of tracing evolutionary changes by comparing dogs’ behavior to that of wolves, make dogs altogether unique for studying the evolution of complex social behavior. Earlier studies on socialized wolves’ behavior tested problem solving, learning ability, […]

2nd Do as I do workshop in Budapest

2nd Do as I do workshop in Budapest

On the 13th and 14th of October we held another Do as I do seminar at the Department of Ethology. The group performed great, with well-prepared dog-owner pairs. We would like to thank to everyone who continues to work with us after the seminar and participates in our research. The first exam will be held […]

Worldwide Free Seminar of the Family Dog Project

Worldwide Free Seminar of the Family Dog Project

12 talks from Family Dog Project authors about research studies published in 2015 The seminar is not only for those who can attend it personally, but first time in its history, we provide all the talks in English as well, with live online broadcasting on the internet! Link to stream: http://tinyurl.com/familydogproject-livestream When: November the 7th 15:15 CET […]