NWO Veni Research Fellow
Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively › Academic
Martijn Hammers (Recipient)
Parents who are assisted by family members do not need to invest as much in parenting. The researcher will determine whether this assistance delays the ageing of parents in a wild animal population. Mathematical models will then be developed to predict the influence of ageing on social behaviour.
|Degree of recognition||National|
|Granting Organisations||Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)|
Why do social species live longer? - Investigating interactions between helping and senescence in cooperatively breeding animals
16/11/2015 → 16/11/2019