Research projects are available with the faculty in the following areas: Animal behaviour and welfare and animal nutrition, physiology and health.
Animal behaviour and welfare
Contact: Rebecca Doyle | Rebecca.email@example.com
The research program of Prof Paul Hemsworth and colleagues in the Animal Welfare Science Centre encompasses a wide array of studies on animal behaviour and welfare on companion, farm (pigs, poultry, dairy cattle and lambs) and wild species housed in captivity. In particular, these studies are focused on the effects of housing, husbandry and human effects on animal behaviour and welfare. Please get in touch for specific details on current projects.
Animal nutrition, physiology and health
Honours projects in animal metabolism and physiology are available for interested students with demonstrated excellence in one or a combination of Genetics/Biology/ Animal Physiology. Enquiries are welcome for Honours projects in the above animal science research areas. Students should discuss their areas of interest with staff.