University of East Anglia Featured PhD Programmes
Sheffield Hallam University Featured PhD Programmes
University of Nottingham Featured PhD Programmes
"animal" AND "welfare"×
10 miles

animal welfare PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 15 animal welfare PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

  • "animal" AND "welfare" ×
  • clear all
Order by 
Showing 1 to 15 of 15
  PhD Studentship in Biosciences - Using models of human behavioural change to advance laboratory animal welfare
  Dr C Rowe
Application Deadline: 17 June 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. 28 September 2020 for 3 years. Overview. Laboratory animal welfare is of significant concern.
  The influence of agency and engagement with animals on conservation and welfare education in zoos
  Dr K Jensen, Dr S Shulltz
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

A defining role of zoos and museums is to educate visitors about animal welfare and conservation. One important aspect for the educational value of zoos and museums is the emotional connections visitors form.
  CITI-GENS DTP: Automated early detection of health and welfare compromises in pigs using video-based automatic behavioural analysis
  Prof I Kyriazakis, Dr P Miller
Application Deadline: 10 July 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

This project is one of those advertised under the CITI-GENS programme. For more information on the programme please visit. go.qub.ac.uk/citigens.
  Towards an open-source, equipment-agnostic framework for automated welfare monitoring in the home cage
  Dr J Brown, Prof X Ye
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Mice are the most widely used model organism in all of science. In 2018, 60% of all experimental procedures performed in the UK were carried out using mice, amounting to more than 2.5 million procedures in total.
  Female reproductive investment and ageing: an evolutionary perspective on osteoporosis (Funded by the QUEX Institute)
  Dr M Fortes
Application Deadline: 15 June 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Some individuals age faster than others, experience age-related diseases earlier, such as osteoporosis, and ultimately live a shorter life.
  Medical Research Foundation National PhD Training Programme in Antimicrobial Resistance Research: Hobby Farming: Exploring Human-Animal Interactions, Disease Management and Antimicrobial Resistance on Smallholder Farms
  Dr K Reyher, Prof H Buller
Application Deadline: 22 June 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

This 3.5 year, fully funded PhD, seeks to examine the relationships of hobby farmers with their animals and with animal disease, with a distinct focus on antimicrobial use and resistance.
  Behavioural Mechanisms Driving Collective Smothering in Hens
  Dr D Franks, Dr EJH Robinson
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Understanding the qualities of captive environments that cause abnormal behaviour has been a major topic in animal welfare. However, smothering - a type of abnormal behaviour in hens - has received little study to date.
  PhD Opportunities at University of Winchester

Funding Type

PhD Type

 The University of Winchester is seeking talented, enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to become part of our expanding and vibrant postgraduate research community.
  Blending traditional and new animal health solutions to support agro-pastoral livelihoods under climate change
  Prof E Morgan, Dr M Bozzola
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Smallholder farmers in low income countries face unique and pressing challenges, in particular the need to adapt management to respond to climate change related threats, and to increase production efficiency without damaging environments that are often particularly sensitive.
  Welfare and stress related effects in laboratory-reared fishes
  Dr P J Watt
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

There has been much interest in the rearing conditions of both commercial and laboratory fishes and the welfare implications of these.
  The role of the rumen microbiome in detoxifying forage mycotoxins and improving dairy cow health and welfare
  Prof L A Sinclair
Application Deadline: 7 June 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Project aim. To determine the effect of the rumen microbiome in detoxifying mycotoxins in grass silage when fed to dairy cows.
  Development of novel herbal extracts for treatment of metabolic disarray and neuropathy in rodent models of obesity and diabetes.
  Research Group: Molecular Mechanisms and Long Term Conditions
  Dr S Patterson, Dr S Dolan
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Reference No. SHLS20041. Diabetes and obesity levels continue to rise globally, with significant detrimental effects on personal health and wellbeing, social welfare and healthcare budgets.
  Postgraduate Research Assistants: Equestrian Performance Research Centre and Sport and Exercise Science Research Centre

Funding Type

PhD Type

With over 1800 students studying degrees at foundation, honours and postgraduate level, Hartpury presents a unique environment designed to support an outstanding student experience.
  Phage therapy as a treatment of Equine Strangles, and causative bacterial pathogen Streptococcus equi (ref: SF20/APP/SMITH4)
  Dr D Smith
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Streptococcus equi is an important equine bacterial pathogen causing the disease ‘strangles’, which affects both Thoroughbred and non-Thoroughbred horses around the world.
  Clever Canine Lab: PhD in Dog Cognition
  Dr A Taylor
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship, based in the School of Psychology at the University of Auckland, to begin in 2020/2021.
Show 10 15 30 per page
  • 1


FindAPhD. Copyright 2005-2020
All rights reserved.