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THE CHANCELLOR MASTERS AND SCHOLARSOF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
|Coordinator Country||United Kingdom [UK]|
|Total cost||2˙499˙244 €|
|EC max contribution||2˙499˙244 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.1. (EXCELLENT SCIENCE - European Research Council (ERC))
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2018-07-01 to 2023-06-30|
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|1||THE CHANCELLOR MASTERS AND SCHOLARSOF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE||UK (CAMBRIDGE)||coordinator||1˙665˙444.00|
|2||KALAHARI RESEARCH TRUST||ZA (VAL ZYLSRUS)||participant||833˙800.00|
In social animals, the characteristics and dynamics of groups affect the development of individuals, the selection pressures operating on them and the demography of populations. Using existing study populations of two social mammals (Kalahari meerkats and Damaraland mole-rats) that offer unique and complementary opportunities for research, we shall (1) explore the effects of variation in group size on growth, behaviour, hormonal status and gene regulation in both species and test suggestions that (i) increasing group size generates divergence in development among group members and the formation of incipient castes and (ii) that breeding extends female longevity rather than reducing it; (2) assess the extent and causes of variation in group longevity and in the frequency with which groups generate new breeding units, model the relative impact of selection operating at different levels on the evolution of cooperation, and investigate whether there is any indication that the behaviour of individuals is adapted to increasing group persistence or proliferation; (3) examine the effects of group size and group dynamics on the dynamics of populations and their responses to variation in rainfall, temperature and epidemic disease (TB), generalise these models to explore the population dynamics of cooperative breeders and explore their consequences for the evolution of cooperative breeding. Our work involves novel approaches to the measurement and analysis of development, communication and gene regulation in wild animals, and to modelling multi-level selection and the dynamics of hierarchically structured populations. It will provide insight into the social mechanisms affecting individual development, multi-level selection and the population dynamics and management of group-living animals.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
Mark Dyble, Thomas M. Houslay, Marta B. Manser, Tim Clutton-Brock
Intergroup aggression in meerkats
published pages: 20191993, ISSN: 0962-8452, DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1993
|Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 286/1917||2020-02-13|
Ariana Strandburg-Peshkin, Tim Clutton-Brock, Marta B Manser
Burrow usage patterns and decision-making in meerkat groups
published pages: , ISSN: 1045-2249, DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arz190
Jack Thorley, Tim H Clutton-Brock
A unified-models analysis of the development of sexual size dimorphism in Damaraland mole-rats, Fukomys damarensis
published pages: 1374-1386, ISSN: 0022-2372, DOI: 10.1093//jmammal/gyz082
|Journal of Mammalogy 100/4||2020-02-13|
Ramona Rauber, Tim H Clutton-Brock, Marta B Manser
Drought decreases cooperative sentinel behavior and affects vocal coordination in meerkats
published pages: 1558-1566, ISSN: 1045-2249, DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arz112
|Behavioral Ecology 30/6||2020-02-13|
Jack Thorley, Christopher Duncan, Stuart P Sharp, David Gaynor, Marta B Manser, Tim Cluttonâ€Brock
Sexâ€independent senescence in a cooperatively breeding mammal
published pages: , ISSN: 0021-8790, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13173
|Journal of Animal Ecology||2020-02-13|
Maria Paniw, Nino Maag, Gabriele Cozzi, Tim Clutton-Brock, Arpat Ozgul
Life history responses of meerkats to seasonal changes in extreme environments
published pages: 631-635, ISSN: 0036-8075, DOI: 10.1126/science.aau5905
Ben Dantzer, Constance Dubuc, Ines Braga Goncalves, Dominic L. Cram, Nigel C. Bennett, Andre Ganswindt, Michael Heistermann, Chris Duncan, David Gaynor, Tim H. Clutton-Brock
The development of individual differences in cooperative behaviour: maternal glucocorticoid hormones alter helping behaviour of offspring in wild meerkats
published pages: 20180117, ISSN: 0962-8436, DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2018.0117
|Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 374/1770||2020-02-06|
Chris Duncan, David Gaynor, Tim Clutton-Brock, Mark Dyble
The Evolution of Indiscriminate Altruism in a Cooperatively Breeding Mammal
published pages: 841-851, ISSN: 0003-0147, DOI: 10.1086/703113
|The American Naturalist 193/6||2020-02-06|
Nino Maag, Gabriele Cozzi, Andrew Bateman, Michael Heistermann, AndrÃ© Ganswindt, Marta Manser, Tim Clutton-Brock, Arpat Ozgul
Cost of dispersal in a social mammal: body mass loss and increased stress
published pages: 20190033, ISSN: 0962-8452, DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2019.0033
|Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 286/1896||2020-02-06|
Bart Kranstauber, Gabriella E. C. Gall, Tim Vink, Tim Cluttonâ€Brock, Marta B. Manser
Longâ€term movements and homeâ€range changes: Rapid territory shifts in meerkats
published pages: , ISSN: 0021-8790, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13129
|Journal of Animal Ecology||2020-02-06|
Tanja M. F. N. Van de Ven, Andrea Fuller, Tim H. Cluttonâ€Brock
Effects of climate change on pup growth and survival in a cooperative mammal, the meerkat
published pages: 194-202, ISSN: 0269-8463, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13468
|Functional Ecology 34/1||2020-02-06|
Constance Dubuc, Tim H. Cluttonâ€Brock
Male immigration triggers increased growth in subordinate female meerkats
published pages: 1127-1134, ISSN: 2045-7758, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.4801
|Ecology and Evolution 9/3||2020-02-06|
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