The Annual Plymouth Animal Behaviour and Welfare lecture series

The Plymouth Animal Welfare Lecture 2018

Professor Christine Nicol – Alien Encounters – reflections on the relevance of animal welfare science.

Using the analogy of an alien species to explore ethical issues surrounding the captivity, farming and breeding of an organism as a food source.

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The Plymouth Animal Behaviour Lecture 2017

Dr Nichola Raihani – Doing good, looking good – evidence that reputation benefit underpins apparently altruistic behaviour.

The evidence that many examples of human, and cleaner fish, cooperation can be explained by the reputation benefits.

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The Plymouth Animal Behaviour Lecture 2016 – cancelled

Professor Nicola Clayton – Ways of thinking from crows to children and back again.

The remarkable cognitive capacities of food-caching corvids.

The Plymouth Animal Welfare Lecture 2015

Dr John Bradshaw – Dogs and cats: the animals among us.

The ways in which domestic dogs and domestic cats have evolved from their origins as wild animals.

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The Plymouth Animal Welfare Lecture 2015

Mr Stephen Wotton MBE – Slaughterhouse welfare: how is animal welfare maintained at slaughter?

The role of Animal Welfare Officers in upholding animal welfare in slaughterhouses.

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