Assessing a socially optimal level for global livestock
Dr P Alexander
10 January 2019
Project summary. Should we “go vegan”? The project will consider the environmental and social costs and benefits of livestock production and consumption with a view to defining whether and how patterns of both might be optimised globally.
Modelling climate change adaptation in Brazilian livestock systems
Prof D Moran, Dr R De Oliveira Silva
20 January 2019
For project description and full application procedures please go to. https://www.ed.ac.uk/roslin/postgraduate/studentships/modelling-climate-change-adaptation-in-brazilian-livestock-systems.
Impacts of disturbance on red deer
Dr P Stephens
11 January 2019
Red deer are important both ecologically and economically. In Scotland, they are a tourist attraction but are also the focus for deer stalking which generates both income and jobs.
Links between animal behaviour, health and welfare
Dr SDE Held
Applications accepted all year round
An animal’s behaviour both causes and reflects changes in its health and welfare. The biological processes underlying these relationships are increasingly well understood in humans.