We have 15 animal welfare PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

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animal welfare PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 15 animal welfare PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

4-year PhD Studentship: Cats’ perspective and welfare associated with outdoor access

Although freedom of movement is a key pillar of animal welfare, and outdoor access is considered the best way to allow cats to exercise and express natural behaviours1, restrictions often apply to owned cats. Read more

4-year PhD Studentship: Assessing long-lasting pain following hot-iron disbudding in dairy calves

Although freedom from pain is a key pillar of animal welfare, painful procedures are still common on most dairy farms. For instance, despite being painful1, hot-iron disbudding is still performed on the vast majority of calves. Read more

PhD candidate to study immune and oncogenic signaling in cellular and animal models (f/m/x)

We are Helmholtz Munich. In a rapidly changing world, we discover breakthrough solutions for better health. Our research is focused within the areas of metabolic health/diabetes, environmental health, molecular targets and therapies, cell programming and repair, bioengineering, and computational health. Read more
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Understanding Stress Regulation and Stress Resilience in the Avian Brain

Bird brains diverged from mammalian brains over 300 million years ago. Over that time, the hypothalamic and brainstem mechanisms of the stress response have been remarkably conserved. Read more

Using microRNA inhibitors to boost GABAergic inhibition as a genetic therapy for epilepsy

Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disease characterised by recurrent spontaneous seizures and cognitive co-morbidities. Current small molecule approaches to treating epilepsy are ineffective in a significant portion of cases, and are associated with substantial adverse effects. Read more
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PhD Studentship-Behaviour and welfare of cattle managed using short-term, high-density rotational grazing (‘mob grazing’)

Award summary . 100% fees covered at the Home rate (UK and EU applicants with pre-settled/settled status and meet the residency criteria) and a minimum tax-free annual living allowance of £18,622 (2023/24 UKRI rate).  . Read more

MSc By Research: Understanding the mechanism of an essential nematode gene expression process

The MSc by Research programme at the University of Aberdeen is for students interested in a research-intensive master's degree. It is designed specifically to enhance your skills for a PhD or research career. Read more
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