Tristram-wyatt
Tristram Wyatt

Tristram Wyatt

Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction

Wednesday 29 March 2017
5:15pm

15 Minutes

Duration

Blackwell’s Marquee

Venue

£Free

Ticket price

Oxford University Press is proud to return to the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival with another series of soap box talks from the very short introductions series.  These free, 15-minute talks feature expert authors from the series and take place twice a day in the Blackwell’s Marquee, next to the Sheldonian Theatre.

Animal behaviourist Tristram Wyatt looks at how animal behaviour has evolved, how behaviours develop in each individual (considering the interplay of genes, epigenetics, and experience), how we can understand animal societies, and how we can explain collective behaviour such as swirling flocks of starlings.