The electronic edition of the International Directory of Primatology provides detailed information about more than 300 organizations and 2,000 people. Coverage includes primate centers and laboratories, educational programs, foundations, information agencies, sanctuaries, societies, field studies and primates held in zoological gardens.
The purposes of the American Society of Primatologists are exclusively educational and scientific; specifically to promote and encourage the discovery and exchange of information regarding primates, including all aspects of their anatomy, behavior, development, ecology, evolution, genetics, nutrition, physiology, reproduction, systematics, conservation, husbandry, and use in biomedical research. For education-related questions contact: Lynne Miller, E-mail:email@example.com
The purposes of the International Primatological Society are to encourage all areas of nonhuman primatological scientific research, to facilitate cooperation among scientists of all nationalities engaged in primate research, and to promote the conservation of all primate species. This is the primary international organization for primatologists and holds the International Congress of Primatology every 2 years. For education-related questions contact: Sian Evans, Chair Education Committee, Dumond Conservancy, 14805 SW 216 St., PO Box 246, Miami, FL 33170 USA. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Members of the APV are listed with contact information. For those seeking careers in primate veterinary medicine. For information, contact: Tom Nolan, Treasurer, WP 42-2, MSDRL, West Point, PA 19486. Tel: 1 (215) 652-6689 E-mail: email@example.com
Published by the Primate Society of Great Britain, this work includes current field studies arranged by geographic region. Gives country, species, personnel, aims and contact information for each site. Available as a supplement to Primate Eye at five pounds, this publication is useful for reviewing ongoing field work with primates and as a source for potential contacts for graduate field placements. For more information, contact: Julia M. Casperd, University of Liverpool, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Myrtle Street, PO Box 147, Liverpool L69 3BX UK.
The following sites have some crossover with the field of primatology. Check these sites for additional educational or employment information.
Education: Many university and college departments have their own World Wide Web pages. These often list educational programs available, requirements, class schedules and a place to ask a question on-line. For example, look at the Zoology Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Indexes of college websites are available in many places on the web. You may try http://www.qucis.queensu.ca/FAQs/email/colidx.html.
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