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Hannah Mumby receives a Fulbright Award to the US

12.06.2017 00:00

Branco Weiss fellow Hannah Mumby has received a Fulbright Scholar Award to enable her to research at Colorado State University on one of the most well-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world.

Dr. Mumby has been selected to conduct research on male African elephant sociality under different levels of poaching impact. She will collaborate with Professor George Wittemyer at the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology and use data from his study site in Samburu, Kenya, along with her data collected in collaboration with Elephants Alive in the Greater Kruger area of South Africa.

Commenting on the Award, Dr. Mumby said: “I am absolutely delighted and honoured to have this incredible opportunity to travel to the US and work with a renowned conservation biologist and elephant behaviour specialist. I am looking forward to initiating a fruitful collaboration and doing science that has a real impact on our understanding of the ongoing poaching crisis.”

Read more about the Fulbright Scholar Award