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Termite nests have been widely studied as effective examples for ventilation and thermoregulation.
Each year, the CNRS celebrates researchers, engineers and technicians who make an exceptional contribution to the institution's dynamism and reputation.
Thibault Dubois (CRCA) beneficits from a PhD grant from the University Toulouse III- Paul Sabatier and a scholarship from the Macquarie University to study the “Impact of bee spatial strategies on colony dynamics”.
Audrey Dussutour and researchers from the Uppsala university (Sweden) demonstrated that even among unicellulars, there is a wide variety of behaviour in the ability to make good decisions.
Researchers from the CNRS and université Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier (UT3), including Guillaume Isabel from the CRCA, show that fruit flies possess all of the cognitive capacities needed to culturally transmit their sexual preferences across generations.
The CNRS-INSB Crystal Medal was awarded to Gérard LATIL, assistant engineer at CRCA.
Three PhD projects CIFRE (Conventions Industrielles de Formation par la REcherche) between the CRCA and the industry have just been launched.
The work of Basile COUTENS, a doctoral student in the REMEMBeR team, was rewarded at the "10th Workshops on Pharmacodependence and Addictovigilance" in Biarritz on 16 October 2018.
The study of mechanisms for coordinating the movement and propagation of information in schools of fish or flocks of birds, for example in the event of predator attacks, is essential to understanding the benefits of group living.
The CNRS crystal medal honours engineers, technicians and administrative staff. It rewards those who, through their creativity, technical mastery and sense of innovation, contribute alongside researchers to the advancement of knowledge and excellence in French research.