Joana Bessa

Academic degree: Master’s
Category: Associated researchers
Institutional subunit: NOVA FCSH
Research group: Environment, Sustainability and Ethnography
Thematic line:
Research interests: Chimpanzees | Tool use | Culture
Research contexts: Guinea Bissau
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Biographical note

Second year PhD student of Zoology at the Oxford University. Joana Bessa studies chimpanzee cultural variation.

Joana Bessapub433*2015ArticleBESSA, Joana; SOUSA, Cláudia; HOCKINGS, Kimberley J., 2015, "Feeding ecology of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) inhabiting a forest-mangrove-savanna-agricultural matrix at Caiquene-Cadique, Cantanhez National Park, Guinea-Bissau", American Journal of Primatology, 77 (6):

IDResearcherPositionProjTitleProject typeStatus+
pub433*Joana BessaResearch scholarproj13*Where humans and chimpanzees meet: assessing sympatry throughout Africa using a multi-tiered approachNational projectConcluded+
pub433*Joana BessaResearch scholarproj46*Chimpanzee tool-use in Guinea-Bissau and behavioural complexityNational projectConcluded+