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We care more about how pets, dogs, cats, laboratory animals, mice and rats and other caged guinea pigs are treated, but also, of course, the animals of the food industry; farm animals, cows, pigs, chickens, ducks and geese. How the study of animal behavior is useful when asking if we treat them well all these animals that feed us? Below are explanations of Luc-Alain Giraldeau, Professor of Biological Sciences at UQAM.

We have seen that the rats were able to transmit the odor information of what could be eaten without risk, there are also bees that communicate with each other the location and amount of flowers to exploit. But beyond this ephemeral transmission of information some animals are able to forge genuine cultural food traditions. Below are explanations of Luc-Alain Giraldeau biologist at UQAM.

Pléiade Capital is the first initiative in venture capital in Quebec built by students for students. The multidisciplinary team is formed with students from Polytechnique Montréal, HEC Montréal (including Hélène-Sarah Bécotte-Boutin, co-supervised by Gilles Caporossi and Alain Hertz) and the Université de Montréal. The team is under the supervision of Jacques Lemay, a professor of the Department of Finance of HEC Montréal.

  • Derek Wang, Université McGill
  • Marie-Christine Costa, ENSTA-Paristech
  • Stefan Wrzaczek, Vienna University of Technology et University Vienna, Austria
  • Charles Figuières, INRA Montpellier, France
  • Mabel Tidball, LAMETA, France
  • Alain Jean-Marie, LIRMM, Université Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, Montpellier II, France
  • Mabel Tidball, LAMETA
  • Alain Jean-Marie, LIRMM, Université Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, Montpellier II
  • Alain Haurie, GERAD, HEC Montréal and Université de Genève