The Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare hosts monthly talks on ethology, brain and behaviour, and animal welfare.
Seminars begin at 12:30pm and are held in Room 1715, Lifetime Learning Centre, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph.
This seminar series is aimed at graduate students, faculty members and interested undergraduates, however anyone is welcome to attend.
Fall 2013 Lineup
Past ABW Seminars
Thurs. March 28th, 2013
Prof. Peggy Mason, University of Chicago
Helping another in distress: Learning from rats
Thurs. February 28th, 2013
Dr. Alexandra Harlander-Mataushek, University of Guelph
Feather pecking in laying hens
Thurs. January 24th, 2013
Dr. Martine Hausberger, University de Rennes, France
The relationships between horses and humans: How do horses perceive humans?
Wed. December 12th, 2012
Dr. Lindsay Matthews, Instituto G. Caporale Teramo, Italy
Can practical on-farm measures of welfare take account of the physical and mental health of livestock?
Thurs. November 29th, 2012
Professor Jayson Lusk, Oklahoma State University
How can economists help us understand animal welfare?
Tues. October 23rd, 2012
Dr. Margit Bak Jensen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Behavioural needs and preferences - are demand functions useful?
Thurs. September 27th, 2012
Professor Steve Joordens, University of Toronto
Doing unto animals what we would not do unto ourselves: Is animal research justified, or even necessary?
Wed. March 28th, 2012
Sofie Lachapelle and Heena Mistry, University of Guelph
From the Waters of the Empire to the Tanks of Paris: The Aquarium of the 1931 Colonial Exposition
Thurs. March 1st, 2012
Michelle Lem, Ontario Veterinary College
One Health...One Welfare: Pet ownership among the homeless and socially marginalized
Thurs. Jan. 26th, 2012
Professor Kenneth Sufka, University of Mississippi
Cognitive bias in chick models of anxiety and depression
Thurs. Dec 1st, 2011
Dr. Jens Malmkvist, Aarhus University, Denmark
Stereotypic behaviour, stress and hippocampal neurogenesis in
Thurs. Oct 27th, 2011
Dr. Maja Makagon, Michigan State Universit
Management strategies and welfare on commercial duck farms
Sept 29th, 2011
Professor Georgia Mason, University of Guelph
Welfare implications of controlling pest rodents
March 9th, 2011
Dr. John Cranfield, University of Guelph
Consumer willingness to pay for animal welfare-friendly products
February 9th, 2011
Dr. Lee Niel, University of Guelph
Gas euthanasia methods for rodents: Is there a humane option?
January 12th, 2011
Dr. Susan Nance, University of Guelph
A Star is Born to Buck: The Codes, Commerce and Controversies of Rodeo’s Bovine Athletes
November 10th, 2010
Dr. Marina Ponzio, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina
Fur chewing and welfare of chinchillas
October 6th, 2010
Dr. Vicky Sandilands, Scottish Agricultural College
Feeding the broiler breeder: a welfare dilemma
September 29th, 2010
Dr. Katie Gilmour, University of Ottawa
Stress responses and social status in rainbow trout
March 31st, 2010
Dr. Trevor de Vries, University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus
Not just what dairy cattle are given to eat, but how they eat it...
February 24th, 2010
Dr. Cate Dewey (Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College)
Kenya: Pigs and Children competing for food
January 27th, 2010
Dr. Colin Allen (History & Philosophy of Science/Cognitive Science Program, Indiana University)
What does animal welfare science need from definitions of pain and emotion?
December 10th, 2009
Dr. Don Lay (USDA-ARS, Purdue University)
Using physiology and behaviour to assess welfare in farm animals: Research of the United States Department of Agriculture
November 25th, 2009
Dr. Oliver Love (Faculty, University of Windsor)
Programming offspring phenotype through maternal stress: is my mother helping or harming me?
October 28th, 2009
Brianna Gaskill (PhD candidate at Purdue University)
Some like it hot: Impact of nesting material on thermoregulation in laboratory mice
September 30th, 2009
Dr. Derek Haley (Assistant Professor of Farm Animal Behaviour and Welfare, OVC)
Moooo-ving around Canada, studying cattle behaviour as I go
March. 4th, 2009
Dr. Charlotte Burn (The Royal Veterinary College, University of London)
Doing the donkey work: using science to improve working equine welfare in developing countries
Jan. 28th, 2009
Dr. Adam Anderson (Affect and Cognition Lab, Dept. of Psychology, University of Toronto)
Form and function in facial expressions of emotion
Nov. 26th, 2008
Professor Todd Duffield (Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph)
Strategies to minimize pain when dehorning calves
Oct. 29th, 2008
Megan Jones (Witswatersrand University., South Africa)
Born free: the striped mouse as a model of stereotypic behaviour in captive wild animals
Sept 24th, 2008
Professor Tina Widowski (Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph)
'Urges', 'Needs', 'Priorities', 'Preferences'... Coming to terms with the welfare of laying hens