YETI 2009

The inaugural YETI conference was held from 24-26 September 2009 at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

A total of 262 students from all over India  participated in this meet. YETI 2009 hosted 33 student talks and 44 posters which covered a gamut of research topics in ecology, animal behaviour, evolution and conservation science. In addition to this plenary talks, popular talks and workshops were organised for the event (please click here to download the  YETI 2009 abstract booklet or thecomplete schedule).

The plenary talks were given by Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar (CES, IISc, Bangalore) and Dr.Charudutt Mishra (NCF, Mysore). P. Gowri Shankar (Agumbe Rainforest Research Station, Agumbe), Shashank Dalvi (Kaati Trust, Pune) and Vardhan Patankar & Elrika D’Souza gave popular talks on king cobras, birds of north east India and dugongs respectively.

Conference delegates took part in a half-day workshop focusing on topics relevant  to a career in research such as how to choose a research question, the importance of mathematics and statistics in ecology and communicating research findings. The speakers at this workshop includeRaghavendra Gadagkar, Kavita Isvaran and Geoff Hyde

For a summary of the participant feedback survey conducted after YETI 2009, click here.



NCFNature Conservation Foundation
CES_IISCCentre for Ecological Sciences
NCBSNational Centre for Biological Sciences
Care Earth TrustCare Earth Trust
ATREEThe Academy for Conservation Science andSustainability Studies – ATREE
Narendra Babu Research FundNarendra Babu Research Fund

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