Centre for Behaviour and Evolution



Here you will find the latest news stories for the Centre.

  • CBE link to RSPB founder celebrated

    Professor Melissa Bateson unveils plaque celebrating her great aunt & founder of the RSPB

    published on: 11 June 2019

  • UFAW medal awarded to Professor Paul Flecknell

    The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Animal Welfare Science has been awarded to Professor Flecknell

    published on: 29 June 2018

  • How mood affects decision making in pigs

    A study by Dr Lucy Asher shows that the decisions made by pigs depend on how they are feeling at the time.

    published on: 30 November 2016

  • CBE in the news

    Work by Professors Candy Rowe, Melissa Bateson and Daniel Nettle has been featured in 2 news articles. 

    published on: 3 November 2016

  • Insects on the stage

    Dr Vivek Nityananda has been working with community theatre group Cap a Pie to help children explore the wonderful world of insects.

    published on: 20 September 2016

  • UFAW research scholarship for CBE student

    Newcastle researchers awarded prestigious research scholarship to develop lifetime animal welfare assessment tools

    published on: 31 May 2016

  • Television affects female body ideals

    A study by Dr Martin Tovee and colleagues has shown the effects of television on the ideals of female body shape.

    published on: 23 February 2016