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welfare PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 52 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: Measurement of reward sensitivity as an indicator of welfare in chickens

Humans show a reduction in sensitivity to reward when suffering from clinical depression and similar changes have been demonstrated in laboratory rodents used as models for depression. Read more

In the game for life: Lifelong welfare, education and support for rugby players

Applications are invited for a fully-funded 3-year PhD to commence in October 2024. . The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Science and Health and the candidate will join the Physical Activity, Health and Rehabilitation Thematic Research Group. Read more

Life on Mars: reconstructing the welfare of boys admitted to the TS Mars, Training Ship, moored on the River Tay, Scotland 1869 - 1929

This project is based on the records of the TS Mars. The Mars was a training ship which was moored on the banks of the River Tay in Scotland and was designed to provide recruits for the royal and merchant navies and to ‘rescue’ children who were perceived to be at risk of delinquency. Read more

Using Physical Activity to Improve the Welfare of Content Moderators

The Centre for National Training and Research Excellence in Understanding behaviour (Centre-UB) is inviting applications for a Doctoral Studentship in association with our partner Moonshot CVE to start in October 2024. Read more

Investigating comprehensive sustainability indicators for global aquaculture

Food production accounts for 1/3 of global GHG emissions, the majority of freshwater consumption and most land use change. Aquaculture has grown rapidly in the last 40 years and with that have come sustainability challenges, through environmental impact as well as social consequences. Read more

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