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BIAZA Research Conference

BIAZA Research Conference – Dublin Zoo

7th and 8th July 2015

On behalf of the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA), Dublin Zoo is delighted to be hosting the 17th Annual BIAZA Research Conference! 

Over two days, the conference will include a mixture of oral and poster presentations on all types of zoo and aquarium research, encompassing animal, plant-, or visitor-related studies. This conference will also provide an opportunity for students, academics and zoo staff to showcase their research, and to learn more from each other about the scientific work being done by and in other zoos and aquaria.

The research conference will take place in Haughton House, a beautifully restored house built in 1898. Haughton House sits on the great lawn and possesses magnificent views of the zoo.



Capacity will be lower than usual so early booking is advised.  Deadline for registration is Friday 26th June 2015.  The registration fee includes access to the conference presentations, tea and coffee breaks, a buffet lunch on both days plus light refreshments for the poster session (glass of wine/non-alcoholic drink).


Delegate (BIAZA Member/Academic)                       €60

Delegate (Non-BIAZA Member)                                 €90

Delegate (STUDENT or UNWAGED)                           €50


Please note if you purchase a student/unwaged ticket you will be asked for verification upon arrival

There is also an optional social event on the evening of Tuesday 7th July, tickets for which are priced at €6 per person.  This will include an after-hours tour of the zoo followed by platters of hot and cold food in a local pub.




If you would like to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation, then please complete this “Abstract Submission” form .


Travel and Accommodation information can be found HERE

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