Professor and researcher
Luc-Alain Giraldeau is a professor and researcher at Université du Québec à Montréal. His research in behavioural ecology concerns group living and especially the factors that interfere with the emergence of cooperation. He popularizes science in his books (Nature All Around Us), public conferences (TEDx Montréal), numerous appearances on radio and participation in documentaries (The Secret Life of Pigeons). He promotes interactions between science and art and is especially proud of his contribution to the 21 Balançoires.