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Award: Griffith U Science Group Oustanding Alumnus 2020

I'm deeply honoured to have been named Griffith University Science Group’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2020. I received my PhD from ...
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Article: animal research – MDD – PLoS ONE

My PhD student Constanca Carvalho, colleagues and I have published a new study examining the contribution of animal, in vitro ...
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Article: animal research – MDD – Frontiers in Psych

My PhD student Constanca Carvalho, colleagues and I have published a new study examining the contribution of rat studies to ...
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Guardian open letter – animal research

Seventy seven scientists and academics, along with Animal Free Research UK, Safer Medicines Trust and the Alliance for Human Relevant ...
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Article: animal welfare in New Zealand

I’ve published an article reviewing animal welfare concerns in New Zealand. Most of these concerns apply to farmed animals, and ...
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Award: PFHEA

I'm deeply honoured to have received a Principal Fellowship from Advance HE (formerly the Higher Education Academy), joining just over ...
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Research: pet food consumer survey

Surprisingly little is known about how meat-based, plant-based or other types of pet food affect the health of dogs and ...
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Report: CAW Activity Report 2019

I've created and published our 2019 University of Winchester Centre for Animal Welfare Activity Report. ' ...
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Election result

In the UK general election, I was the Animal Welfare Party candidate in New Forest East. I won won 675 ...
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Award: SVMA Humane Achievement Award

I was deeply honoured to receive the 2019 HSVMA Humane Achievement Award, from Claire Bass, CEO of Humane Society International, ...
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Report: Green protein revolution – New Zealand

In March, with Jasmijn de Boo I published The Green Protein Report: Meeting New Zealand’s Climate Change Targets by 2030 ...
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Article: animal research – MDD

With my PhD student Constanca Carvalho and others, I co-authored ‘The relevance of in silico, in vitro and non-human primate ...
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Award: University Values Award

I was deeply honoured to receive the University of Winchester Values Award, for my work advancing animal welfare education and ...
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Report: sow crates – Spanish

The Spanish translation of my 2018 report Uncaging New Zealand’s Sows: Scrutinising Farrowing Crates has been provided by some wonderful ...
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Chapters: animal research

Our ground-breaking book: Herrmann K and Jayne K. (2019). Animal Experimentation: Working Towards a Paradigm Change has just been published ...
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Award: SVME Shomer Award 2019

I was deeply honoured to receive the Shomer Award 2019, from the (US) Society for Veterinary Medical Ethics, at VMX ...
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Centre for Animal Welfare YouTube channel launched

I've created and launched the University of Winchester Centre for Animal Welfare YouTube channel. This provides short videos about a ...
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Videos: animal welfare

With three University of Winchester Centre for Animal Welfare colleagues, I’ve just released a series of 29 short YouTube videos, ...
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Article: animal research – primates

With my PhD student Constanca Carvalho and others, I co-authored ‘Ethical and scientific pitfalls concerning laboratory research with non-human primates, ...
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Article in Nature: meat consumption

With Prof. Philip Lymbery and others, I co-authored ‘Governments should unite to curb meat consumption‘ in Nature ...
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Report: Injuries in Racing Greyhounds

My report Injuries in Racing Greyhounds was published by Greyt Exploitations, and I was invited to present it at an ...
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Article: vegan diets for companion animals

My article ‘Vegan diets for companion animals‘ in The Mail on Sunday reached around 1.2 million people! ...
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Youtube channel reborn

My YouTube channel has undergone a major makeover. All of my videos on animal issues can now be easily found ...
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Report: Sow farrowing crates

My 13,000 word report Uncaging New Zealand’s Sows: Scrutinising Farrowing Crates was published in June by SAFE (a leading NZ ...
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Article: The development of a clinical skills laboratory at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Is it really necessary to harm animals to learn veterinary surgical and clinical skills, as still continues in some veterinary ...
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Article: vegan cats and dogs

Ever wondered how to safely veganise your cat or dog? Or why on Earth you might want to? Read the ...
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