[BERG] Fwd: [sprg] Burn 2020
h.m.buchanan-smith at stir.ac.uk
Mon Feb 10 15:12:50 GMT 2020
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From: Lara Wood <lara.wood at abertay.ac.uk<mailto:lara.wood at abertay.ac.uk>>
Date: 10 February 2020 at 05:56:38 GMT-8
To: "sprg at st-andrews.ac.uk<mailto:sprg at st-andrews.ac.uk>" <sprg at st-andrews.ac.uk<mailto:sprg at st-andrews.ac.uk>>
Subject: [sprg] Burn 2020
Reply-To: Lara Wood <lara.wood at abertay.ac.uk<mailto:lara.wood at abertay.ac.uk>>
Sorry to clog inboxes, this is just a final reminder that the deadline for securing a place at the SPRG Burn is this Friday (14th). After that point I will only email further details to those that are signed up.
Below are the details.
This year’s meeting takes place from the 24th-26th April 2020. We can arrive from 4:00pm on Friday 24th and leave after lunch on Sunday 26th April, though we will still need to clear our rooms in the morning.
This year Manon, Emma and I will be organising the meeting. There will be a series of talks given throughout the weekend so please also let us know now if you would like a talk slot. These do not need to be particularly formal talks - the Burn is a great place to discuss project plans or analyses in the works. This year we will be joined by Dr Rachel Kendal<https://www.dur.ac.uk/research/directory/staff/?id=5444> who will be giving an extended talk. Rachel is an Associate Professor at the University of Durham, and she has undertaken extensive research looking at social learning in a large number of primate species. Rachel is the current president of the Cultural Evolution Society<https://culturalevolutionsociety.org/> and SPRG Alumni.
The costs of staying at The Burn are heavily subsidised by the Charitable Trust, and so remain very reasonable. The price of attending, which includes room, meals, etc., will be £190 for staff (those in full time employment) who wish to have a single occupancy room. Because single occupancy rooms are limited in number, we will offer these on a first-come first-serve basis. For students, unwaged members, and/or those who share rooms, the price will be £150.
To confirm your place at the Burn, please send a deposit of £75 to me by the second week of February (14/02/19) - see details below. On the bank reference could you please include your name and "Burn" as this will help me keep track of those who have paid. In a change to previous meetings and in line with the Burn's new policy the full balance will be due on Friday 17th April by bank transfer. This will avoid the need for people to bring excessive amounts of cash (although some will still be required for liquid refreshment). Any cancellations after this period will be non-refundable if we are unable to fill your place.
Account number: 41035106
Sort code: 07-01-16
Bank reference: "Burn *your name*"
To help us keep things organised, after paying the deposit, please send me an email at lara.wood at abertay.ac.uk<mailto:lara.wood at abertay.ac.uk> and include the following details:
Use the subject header: The SPRG Burn meeting 2019
Give your name:
If you prefer a single room (noting additional cost and no promises):
Affiliation and career stage (e.g., St Andrews, PhD student)
Dietary requirements: (if any)
If you are interested in giving a talk: (yes/no)
Topic of your talk: (title can be decided later but please indicate your/the general topic):
All the best,
Lara, Emma and Manon
Dr Lara Wood, PhD, PGCert, MA, BA | Lecturer
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