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    Posted by Dr Nick Fleming , Senior Lecturer in Zoology
    August 3, 2021

    The Animal Welfare Research Network (AWRN) 6th annual meeting

    Biological Sciences department represented at the Animal Welfare Research Network (AWRN) 6th annual meeting

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    Posted by Dr Nick Fleming , Senior Lecturer in Zoology
    August 3, 2021

    Cross-fertilization between Neuroscience & Animal Welfare Science

    Dr Krista McLennan presented her work on the automated detection of emotional states through facial expression in sheep to over 200 neuroscience and animal welfare scientists on 14th June 2021.

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    Posted by Dr Nick Fleming , Senior Lecturer in Zoology
    August 3, 2021

    Skills development for early career researchers

    Dr Krista McLennan hosted a workshop on time management and resilience as part of the AWRN’s Early Career Researchers (ECRs) Monthly Meet Ups on 29th March 2021.

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    Posted by Dr Nick Fleming , Senior Lecturer in Zoology
    August 3, 2021

    Dr Krista McLennan delivers talk to Laboratory Animal Science Association group

    Dr Krista McLennan delivers talk to Laboratory Animal Science Association group on using facial expression to assess welfare of sheep.

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    Posted by Dr Nick Fleming , Senior Lecturer in Zoology
    April 20, 2021

    Graduate Success Stories - Finn Holmes-Kellett

    Finn was the first in his family to go to University and successfully completed his BSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare

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    Posted by Dr Nick Fleming , Senior Lecturer in Zoology
    April 20, 2021

    Prof Cynthia Burek Joins UN Committee

    Professor Cynthia Burek has been asked to act as one of three judges in a UN Committee

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  • Livingstone's fruit bat
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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    September 29, 2020

    The social lives of bats - new paper published

    One of our department's PhD students, Morgan Welch, has just had her first research paper published in the journal Animals. Morgan's PhD focuses on the behaviour and welfare of Livingstone's fruit bats

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  • Livingstone's fruit bat
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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    June 9, 2020

    Sharing our science with the public

    In February 2020, members of our department shared their research with the public at two local events: Chester SciBar and Chester Zoo's Conservation & Cocktails event.

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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    May 14, 2020

    Bitterlings come to Chester!

    On 9th December, Professor Carl Smith delivered a fascinating research seminar summarising over 20 years of research on bitterlings - various species of fish found in shallow water habitats.

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  • Rachel presenting a poster
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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    May 14, 2020

    PhD students to present at the Ecological Genetics Group

    PhD Students Kate Peters and Rachel Ball have both had abstracts accepted at the BES Ecological Genetics Group conference which will be held at the University of St Andrews later on in the year.

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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    January 23, 2020

    Prof Cynthia Burek helps promote female participation in research

    In December 2019, Professor Cynthia Burek signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Univerity's previous Vice Chancellor Professor Tim Wheeler.

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  • Carneddau ponies
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    Posted by Dr Christina Stanley , Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, Programme Leader for MSc Animal Behaviour & MSc Animal Welfare
    January 6, 2020

    New research project on welfare assessment of free-living ponies

    Biological Sciences MRes student Jessica Harley is to develop a welfare assessment protocol for free-living and conservation grazing ponies.

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