Lead study authors Georgia Mason and Lee Niel, together with postdocs Lauren Dawson and Jenna Cheal have created a short quiz to test your skill!
The University of Guelph won 1st Place Overall Team in the Graduate Division. The Ontario Veterinary College won First Place Overall Team in the Veterinary Division.
This list recognizes an elite group of global scholars who are among the top one per cent of researchers with the most citations in their field.
Lead author Katrina Merkies says this is thought to be the first study to reveal the significance of eyelid twitches as an indicator of stress. The study is published in the journal Animals.
Congrats to Dr. Rebecca Meagher, the newest Assistant Professor, Animal Welfare, in The Department of Animal Science and Aquaculture at Dalhousie. Dr. Meagher completed her PhD under the supervision of Dr. Georgia Mason, studying the welfare of farmed mink.
This milestone forum will feature captive cetacean welfare, addressing puppy mills and a panel on animal law. Reserve your spot today!
Claire Mindus explains her PhD research, and potential solutions for feather pecking in Dr. Alexandra Harlander's lab.
Congratutations to Dr. Marisa Erasmus, Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences at Purdue University, Indiana, USA, who has been awarded the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year Award in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the field of animal welfare!
Our blog showcases highlights from this succsessful conference on improving horse welfare. Visit to start planning for next year's conference!