PhD position, Northern Ireland

 15th Dec 2023

PhD position on 'Pioneering Progress: Insights into Effective Animal Welfare Interventions'

School of Psychology, Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Are you passionate about improving the well-being of animals and curious about the science behind it? Do you want to  be at the forefront of innovative strategies that impact not only animal health but also influence policy?

In our modern world, animal welfare is a growing concern. Policymakers worldwide are striving to enhance animal  welfare through various approaches, from regulations to education and incentives.

However, the effectiveness of these strategies can vary significantly based on cultural, regional, and behavioral factors.

1.       Dive deep into understanding how cultural differences and implementation strategies affect the adoption of management practices that boost animal health and welfare.

2.       Uncover patterns of success in animal welfare strategies across Europe, analyzing their underlying behavioral determinants and applicability to the UK context.

3.       Conduct two pioneering farm animal welfare intervention studies, guided by human behavior change theory.

at the intersection of biological and social sciences. You will be equipped with the tools and knowledge to tackle real[1]world challenges in animal welfare.


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