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We have 29 livestock PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

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Using artificial intelligence and machine vision for real time identification and prediction of aggressive behaviour in livestock

Currently health and welfare assessment are done by trained assessors and as a result is time and labour consuming. This process can also be subjective, and it is sometimes questionable if the auditor is measuring animals under normal farm conditions. Read more
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Multispecies grasslands: Is this the solution to climate change and sustainable ruminant production systems?

The overall objective of Re-Livestock is to evaluate and mobilize the adoption of innovative practices applied cross-scale (animal, herd, farm, sector and region) to reduce GHG emissions from livestock farming systems and increase their capacity to deal with potential climate change impacts. Read more

Understanding the role of livestock management on invertebrate communities of wet pastures

The supervisory team comprises. Glyn Barrett (School of Biological Sciences at the University of Reading), Robin Buxton (Patsy Wood Trust) and Ben Woodcock (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology). Read more

Cracking the code of snails to elucidate parasite disease transmission

Call for PhD students in Snail Taxonomy, Genomics, and Host:Parasite Interact ions. Want to help resolve the taxonomy of Australian freshwater snails and assess their ability to transmit parasites to Australian livestock?. Read more

Development of novel, sustainable and antibiotic-free antimicrobial strategies to control pathogens with zoonotic potential at the interface of wild birds and humans.

An opportunity to apply for a funded full-time PhD in the College of Health, Science and Society at the University of the West of England, Bristol. The studentship will be funded by the University of the West of England, Bristol and external organisations . Read more

Plant-Based Meat Alternative Supply Chains: Mapping the Sustainability Impact

The global food system, contributing up to 30% of greenhouse gas emissions, is a prominent factor of biodiversity loss. Within the food ecosystem, meat production is a leading cause of greenhouse gas emissions, tying up over 25% of usable land for livestock grazing (FAO, 2021). Read more

Propensity to play as a measure of welfare in dairy cows

Supervisors. Dr Suzanne Held (primary supervisor), Dr Ben Lecorps. Dairy cattle are commonly subjected to stressors (e.g. dehorning, regrouping) as part of routine farm procedures. Read more

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