Upcoming “My Field for Dummies” Webinars and Playlist

By Susan Tsang | June 5, 2023

We have our fourth “My Field for Dummies” webinar on immunology coming up on June 14th at 9 to 10 AM Eastern US time. You can find more details and the RSVP for the event here. A playlist of all past “My Field for Dummies” webinars has also been set up through our YouTube channel, …

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“My Field for Dummies” – Microbiomes webinar

By Susan Tsang | February 9, 2023

Save the date for our inaugural “My Field for Dummies” webinar series! February 22, 2023 – 9 AM Eastern US (UTC -5) Dr. Melissa Ingala will discuss the field of microbiome research as it pertains to bats. No expertise needed, all levels are welcome! Check back on the Event page for the webinar for more …

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X Christmas Bat Count

By Gloria Gonzalez de Weston | December 15, 2022

On December 16th and 17th, 2022, a new edition of the Christmas Bat Count will be held, an activity coordinated by the Costa Rican Bats Conservation Program. Each year more and more countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are joining this great project that began 10 years ago in Costa Rica, and it has …

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Sign Up for an Interdisciplinary Project!

By Susan Tsang | September 22, 2022

If you were unable to attend IBRC in Austin, TX this past August, you can still sign up for any of the 15 different research or conservation project working groups! To learn more about each of the projects, go to our interdisciplinary projects page. You can join as a leader, member, or consultant depending on …

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Global South Bats joins GBatNet!

By Susan Tsang | July 29, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Global South Bats is now a member network of GBatNet! Their mission is to connect and empower bat conservation allies in the Global South where locally-led research and wildlife protection are most needed. Go to their website to learn more about their work!

Student Selection 2022 Announcement

By Susan Tsang | July 18, 2022

With IBRC just around the corner, we are excited to introduce the student representatives that have been selected from this year’s applications. Of the nine students chosen, 3 are from the USA and 6 from Bolivia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, and Thailand. These students attend universities all around the world and conduct research in multiple …

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Launch of Chirovox – the open-access bat call library

By Susan Tsang | January 13, 2022

GBatNet is happy to announce our partnership with the newly launched open-access bat call library, Chirovox! This was a project originally stared within our member network SEABCRU and involves long-standing collaborations between Hungarian, American, and Taiwanese scientists. We hope that more will join us as we continue to build the largest active, open-access bat call …

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30th Anniversary of EUROBATS

By Susan Tsang | December 3, 2021

Congrats to our member network UNEP/EUROBATS on their 30th anniversary! The strong commitment of signatory governments throughout Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East has done so much to protect bats. Read their press release here.

IBRC Pre-Registration

By Susan Tsang | November 17, 2021

The pre-registration for international attendees who need a visa to enter the US for the 19th International Bat Research Conference on/50th North American Society for Bat Research on 7 -12 August 2022 in Austin, Texas (US) is now open. Please see the instructions on the IBRC website. This system should ONLY be used by attendees that …

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