Centre for Behaviour and Evolution

About Us

About Us

We build on Newcastle University's strength in behavioural research.

The Centre for Behaviour and Evolution (CBE) is a cross-faculty research centre. We unite researchers with a common goal of understanding animal behaviour, including that of humans.

Find out more about our staff and our facilities.

Key themes

Our multidisciplinary approach allows us to innovate across key themes in behaviour. We fuse ideas and expertise from a range of disciplines, including:

  • neuroscience
  • cognitive psychology
  • physiology
  • behavioural ecology
  • evolutionary biology

We provide novel solutions to a range of applied problems. This is particularly true in the areas of conservation and animal welfare, but also in a range of industrial contexts.


Our combined knowledge and expertise enables us to develop new ideas and areas for research. Read more about our research.

Get involved

Lean more about opportunities to study with us or join in with our activities.

Contact us

For general enquiries, please email cbe@ncl.ac.uk.