Junior Editor (2021-2023)
- Senior Editor (incumbent, 2023-2025)
Dr Descovich is an animal scientist working at the interface between welfare, behaviour, management and zoology. She is currently a Research Fellow in UQ’s School of Veterinary Science working within the Animal Welfare Standards Project, a large international collaboration between Australia and China that aims to improve livestock management and welfare. Kris has a broad range of professional industry experience, having worked within zoos, veterinary clinics, and animal shelters. Dr Descovich's research is diverse and encompasses a range of topics in animal welfare science including captive wildlife management, pain identification in animals, novel welfare methods, and applied animal ethology.