Matsuzawa Welcomes Michael Stevens
Professor Matsuzawa got interviewed for a YouTube Premium science documentary program called "Mind Field," which is hosted by educator Mr Michael Stevens, known for his another YouTube channel VSauce.
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Media Coverage December 06, 2018


L&I Students won presentation award at the 10th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science

Award September 24, 2018


Yuri Kawaguchi (a L&I Student) won second place in '発表奨励賞 (the award for young psychologists)' at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Animal Psychology.
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Award August 31, 2018


Primates Social Impact Award 2018 Goes to Gao Jie (a L&I Student)
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Award July 17, 2018


Ai's Scarf Award 2018
In Celebration of the First Ever World Chimpanzee Day
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Event July 12, 2018


Professor Matsuzawa's work was featured in the June issue (n°856) of the monthly French magazine "Sciences et Avenir."

Media Coverage June 01, 2018


Interview in Magazine "TERRA MATER"
Professor Matsuzawa's long interview became available in the February issue titled "WIR AFFEN" of the German-language magazine "TERRA MATER," which has been bimonthly published by the Red Bull Media. This journal is also available in e-paper format via the iTunes and the Google Play Store.

Media Coverage February 01, 2018


The 1st Inuyama Cognition & Behavior Meeting (ICBM-1)
Date: January 6-7, 2018 Location: Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University
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Event December 23, 2017


Dr Jane Goodall to be awarded the 2017 Cosmos Prize.

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Event July 20, 2017


Chimpanzee Puchi passed away.

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May 17, 2017


[NEW VIDEO] Chimpanzee Cleo charging to chimpanzee stimuli on the screen (Chimpanzee Anecdote Series)

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May 10, 2017


The 40th anniversary of the Ai Project: the commemorative gift is a silk scarf painted by Ai the chimpanzee

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March 15, 2017


Chimpanzee Ayumu's numeral task was featured in the French science magazine "Science & Vie Junior Hors-séries"

Media Coverage January 01, 2017


50th Anniversary Symposium of Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University - Past, present, and future of primatology

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Event December 26, 2016


"Maasai Mara" Exhibition: in celebration of Anup's latest book 'THE MARA'
 
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Event November 09, 2016


Dr Susana Carvalho Awarded the 2016 Philip Leverhulme Prizes.

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Award October 24, 2016


Dr. Matsuzawa to Give a Talk at The Royal Society, London

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Event October 14, 2016


Free Online Course "Origins of the Human Mind" Given by Dr. Tetsuro Matsuzawa (Powered by edX)

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Event August 22, 2016


Kyoto Students Meet Dr. Jane Goodall: Special Seminar by the World-renowned Primatologist

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Event August 01, 2016


Springer Select "The story of how a touch screen helped a paralyzed chimp walk again"

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Media Coverage July 06, 2016


Revival of the '(re)brand-new' journal Monkey, in celebration of 60th anniversary of the Japan Monkey Centre

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Media Coverage July 04, 2016


Primate Archaeology: An Evolutionary Context for the Emergence of Technology
The meeting of the PRIMARCH project entitled "Primate Archaeology: An Evolutionary Context for the Emergence of Technology" will be held in Oxford on 27-28 June 2016. Professor Matsuzawa will give a talk on the second day of the meeting (28th of June).
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Event June 10, 2016


Dr. Tetsuro Matsuzawa Will Give a Talk Entitled 'Viewing the Human Mind Through the Study of Chimpanzees' on June 24 at University of Oxford

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Event May 24, 2016


Primatologists in Discussion. The Netherlands meets Japan

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Event January 29, 2016


Prof. Matsuzawa to have a talk in Sorbonne on Jan. 07

Event December 03, 2015


Prof. Matsuzawa Visits Sun Yat-sen University

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December 02, 2015


NIH to retire all research chimpanzees

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November 22, 2015


Prof. Matsuzawa to Give the Lecture in Guangdong (China) on Nov. 22

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Event November 20, 2015


The presidents of PTAs in Inuyama city, presidents of elementary and junior high schools in Inuyama, and the board of education of Inuyama visited PRI as an activity of assembly of PTA of Inuyama.

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November 19, 2015


Cláudia Video Archive
In honour of Dr Claudia Sousa, we share these videos to perpetuate her achievement in Primatology in Japan and Bossou, Guinea.
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October 09, 2015


INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Chimpanzees, Humans and Nature. The Legacy of Claudia Sousa

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Event October 09, 2015


Post-Conference Tour of ABAI's Eighth International Conference

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Event September 30, 2015


Pre-Conference Tour of ABAI's Eighth International Conference

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September 29, 2015


Intensive Lectures Given by Prof Matsuzawa

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Event July 27, 2015


31st International Congress of Psychology (ICP2016): Registration & Abstract Submission Started

Event July 07, 2015


Martin et al. (2014)
Journal Scientific Reports announced the top ten articles that have gained the most online attention in the last two years , on its twitter. "Martin et al. (2014)" won the #7 of the list. Congratulation!
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April 08, 2015


Letter against a Chinese TV program "奇妙的朋友"
Professor Tetsuro Matsuzawa, the PRI Professor and the International Primatological Society President, posted a message protesting against a Chinese TV program "Wonderful Friend" where a baby chimpanzee and a baby orangutan are abused.
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March 23, 2015


Claudia Sousa Memorial Fund for the Advancement of Portuguese Primatology

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March 01, 2015


President's Corner from IPS Bulletin

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December 25, 2014


The 31st Congress of the Primate Society of Japan

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Event December 25, 2014


Tales from Gombe
Tales from Gombe
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November 03, 2014


Matsuzawa's Video Message for World Lemur Festival

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Event October 21, 2014


Eulogy, messages for Cláudia

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October 01, 2014


Ikuma Adachi received the JPA Awards for international Contributions to Psychology; Awards for Distinguished Early and Middle Career Contributions.

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Award September 09, 2014


Tetsuro Matsuzawa received the JPA International Contribution Award for Distinguished Research.
Tetsuro Matsuzawa received the JPA International Contribution Award for Distinguished Research.

Award September 09, 2014


The 25 th Congress of the International Primatological Society

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August 21, 2014


The 10th Inuyama Comparative Social Cognition Symposium (iCS2-10)

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Event January 12, 2014


Four bonobos have arrived at Kumamoto Sanctuary

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December 25, 2013


The 9th Inuyama Comparative Social Cognition Symposium (iCS2-9) will be held on January 11-12, 2014.

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Event December 18, 2013


PWS Asula International Seminar, Series 2013-01 Kyoto

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Event November 27, 2013


PWS Asula International Seminar, Series 2013-01 Inuyama

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Event November 27, 2013


Professor Matsuzawa awarded from Japanese Government
Professor Tetsuro Matsuzawa received the prestigious award "Person of Cultural Merit (award for a person who has performed distinguished services in the field of culture)" from the Government of Japan.
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Award October 25, 2013


Professor Matsuzawa to Give the Lecture in India on November 23-27

Event October 22, 2013


Symposium -Mind Reading: Human Origins and Theory of Mind-

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Event October 07, 2013


Chimps are making monkeys out of us

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Media Coverage October 04, 2013


Chimpanzee Reiko passed away on the 1st October, 2013.
Chimpanzee Reiko passed away on the 1st October, 2013. Her estimated age is 47 years old She was born in 1966 in Africa. Reiko was survived by her son, Reo.
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October 01, 2013


Another set of three "C"s: Chimpanzees, Conservation, and Care

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August 07, 2013


NIH to Retire Most Research Chimps

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Media Coverage June 28, 2013


"A Chimp's Point Of View" from Inside Science News

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Media Coverage April 18, 2013


The video clip for AAAS lecture "Ai and Ayumu" was open to the public
The 179th meeting of the AAAS was held in 14-18 Feb 2013 in Boston, USA. This video clip was open to the public in the symposium of "Breakthroughs in our understanding of primate cognition and pyshopathology". The speaker is Tetsruo Matsuzawa, PRI, Kyoto University.
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Media Coverage February 15, 2013


The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Released a Report from the Working Group on the Use of Chimpanzees in NIH-Supported Research.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) released a report from the Working Group on the Use of Chimpanzees in NIH-Supported Research. This report, titled "Council of Councils Working Group on the Use of Chimpanzees in NIH-Supported Research", from a working group of external agency advisers, concluded that“while the chimpanzee has been a valuable animal model in past research, most current use of chimpanzees for biomedical research is unnecessary.”
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January 28, 2013


President's Corner from IPS Bulletin

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January 15, 2013


IIAS Research Conference 2012 was Held on December 3-6, 2012
IIAS Research Conference 2012 "Evolutionary Origins of Human Mind" was held on December 3-6, 2012 at International Institute for Advanced Studies ( IIAS ) in Kyoto, Japan. It was a really fruitful conference that provided a platform for intimate interactions among top leading researchers and younger researchers.
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Event December 17, 2012


Dr. Christopher Flynn Martin Won the Best Poster Award at IIAS Research Conference 2012
Dr. Christopher Flynn Martin has received the award on December 3-6, 2012 at IIAS Research Conference 2012 "Evolutionary Origins of Human Mind", in Kyoto, Japan. His poster titled "Coordinated problem solving by chimpanzees in a shared numerical sequencing task" was coauthored by Dr. Dora Biro and Dr. Tetsuro Matsuzawa. Congratulations!
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Award December 11, 2012


Interview with Dr. Jane Goodall [The PrimateCast: A Podcast Brought to You by CICASP]

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Event November 20, 2012


A Special Lecture by Dr. Jane Goodall Will be Held on November 19 in Tokyo.
ジェーングドール氏 公開講演会『Reason for Hope』 開催
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Event October 29, 2012


Dr. Matsuzawa Will Have a Keynote Speech on the International Symposium "Cycle and Span of Sustainability"(27th of Oct.).

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Event October 12, 2012


Habitat use of wild chimpanzees in the area of the Green Corridor Project at Bossou...

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October 10, 2012


Reason for Hope - Special Lecture by Dr. Jane Goodall

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Event October 06, 2012


The 15th symposium of SAGA will be held from November 17-18, 2012 in Sapporo.

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Event October 05, 2012


What were they thinking? Studies reveal animal intellect.

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Media Coverage June 26, 2012


New Book "The Chimpanzees of Bossou and Nimba"

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December 19, 2011


SAGA14

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Event November 01, 2011


[New Book] Lonsdorf, et al. (Eds.): The mind of the chimpanzee

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April 19, 2010


5th International Inuyama Comparative Social Cognition Symposium

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Event December 17, 2009


International Workshop 2008 "Minds in the forest and under water: Comparative cognitive science on chimpanzees and dolphins"

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Event September 12, 2008


International Workshop 2008 "Frontiers of comparative cognitive developmental neuroscience"

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Event September 06, 2008


Dr. Henrike Moll's Lecture

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Event September 06, 2008


SAGA10 and HOPE symposium 2007

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Event October 2007


Jane Goodall Symposium

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Event October 2007


The Tokyo symposium 2007 by KUPRI “Evolutionary origins of humans and humanity”

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Event May 2007


"Cognitive Development in Chimpanzees"

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April 2006


"KANZI" & "PANBANISHA" painting

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November 22, 2005


"SARAH"painting

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November 21, 2005


The 8th SAGA symposium

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Event November 18, 2005


"WASHOE"painting

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November 10, 2005


"KOKO"painting

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November 09, 2005


"Primate Origins of Human Cognition and Behavior"

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April 2001


Ayumu gets a coin as reward!

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February 16, 2001


Extension to the original structure

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July 30, 1998


Structure with 15 m high towers

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July 30, 1998