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
PhD Research Project
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Self-Funded PhD Students Only
This project does not have funding attached. You will need to have your own means of paying fees and living costs and / or seek separate funding from student finance, charities or trusts.
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.