Article: EU educational animal use – ALTEX

Article: EU educational animal use – ALTEX

With Dr Miriam Zemanova and Susanna Lybæk I’ve just published a systematic review of European educational animal use. From 2017 – 2019, 124,000 – 172,000 animals were used annually, in 26 EU member states reporting statistics. The two main perceived reasons for this...
Report: Animal Welfare Law in New Zealand

Report: Animal Welfare Law in New Zealand

The New Zealand Animal Law Association is concerned that the welfare needs of farmed animals in New Zealand are not being met. We’ve just released a report on this topic, with a particular focus on pigs, dairy cattle, layer hens, meat chickens and fish.   We make...
Article: wildlife trade – Animals

Article: wildlife trade – Animals

With the assistance of Dr Steven McCulloch and myself, our recent MSc Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law graduate Shannon Rivera has just successfully published her MSc dissertation work in Animals. Based on interviews with 18 professionals working within...
Report: CAW Activity Report 2020

Report: CAW Activity Report 2020

I’ve created and published our 2020 University of Winchester Centre for Animal Welfare Activity Report.     Covid-19 obviously had a major impact on all of us in 2020. Nevertheless, our students and faculty still managed to produce some excellent work, and...
Article: EU educational animal use – ALTEX

Article: educational animal use – Animals

With Dr Miriam Zemanova, I’ve just published a systematic review of 50 studies comparing student learning outcomes, when animals are harmed or humane alternatives are used, in life and health sciences education. The results clearly show that students do as well (60%)...