Retrospectacle: A Neuroscience Blog

i-e0cda18626d933fcc4837b88bdbc6ffa-alex irene.bmp If you are in the vicinity of Illinois, I’ve got a cool event to pass on: a fundraising dinner to help benefit Dr. Irene Pepperberg’s work on intelligence and communication in Grey parrots. Go see Dr. Pepperberg talk about her research or participate in a meet-and-greet. Proceeds go to the Alex Foundation, and all details can be found at either this flyer or on the foundation’s website.

Dr. Pepperberg gave a symposia talk at the University of Michigan last month and I really enjoyed hearing her speak, I encourage you all to go to the event (hey, its for a good cause!).

Comments

  1. #1 CCP
    May 29, 2007

    In Joliet, to be precise. I happen to know that Irene, Alex, et al. could really use the money.

  2. #2 Drugmonkey
    May 29, 2007

    Is this the point to which we’ve sunk? Essentially panhandling for spare change to support research?

    I’m not the biggest fan of the whole Alex-the-wonder-parrot thing on the scientific merits but even critics have to admit Pepperberg is good for scientific communication and outreach if nothing else…

    sigh.

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