The Mammal Society's 5th Student Conference

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 09:30

Organised by a committee of students, the Student Conference enables students at all stages of study to meet each other, talk about and present their work, hear the latest student led mammal research, network with leading mammal experts, and gain skills in practical skills workshops. 


Previous Conferences

See the full report on 2014 (Birmingham Aston), as well as the full programme (PDF) of the day.
See also reports from 2012 (Reading), and 2013 (Staffordshire), as PDF.

Presenting a Talk or Poster

All students are welcome to submit an abstract after reading the submission details below.

The First Call for papers has been announced! To present a paper or poster, send the details to scientific programme coordinator Kate to with the subject "Abstract for STUDENT conference" by 30th January 2015.

Offers of posters:  Provide the title of the poster, the authors’ names and addresses and a lead author e-mail.   Abstracts are not required. 

Offers of papers:  An abstract is required.  The submission should consist of the following formatted as 12-point font, Times New Roman style, single line spacing and full justification

  • the title of the paper,
  • the authors’ names (author giving the paper should be underlined),
  • affiliations and addresses,
  • the e-mail address of the author giving paper
  • an abstract of no more than 150 words
  • an example layout is provided below


Example template of an abstract submission for a paper at the Mammal Society Easter Conference  


Optimal foraging strategies at the Mammal Society Conference  


Ian A. Smith1and Paul D. Jones2

1University of Tunbridge Wells, Fox Lane, Tunbridge, Kent, TN55 5ZW, UK.

2University of Rickmansworth, Tree Lane, Rickmansworth, Herts WD40 0IL, UK.



This is the text for my abstract talk and does not exceed 150 words in total length. ……………………………………………………end of text.


How to make a booking:

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To book a place at the 2016 Student Conference, please click here 

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