Animal Sciences

Our multi-disciplinary research includes specialists in the assessment of animal health and welfare using a range of concepts and methodologies, based at our Brackenhurst Campus.

Overview

Research Contacts: Professor Gang Pan and Dr Tao Lyu

The Animal Sciences Subject Area focuses on research aimed at improving the welfare of captive, companion, and performance animals. Our multi-disciplinary research includes specialists in the assessment of animal health and welfare using a range of concepts and methodologies, based at our Brackenhurst Campus. The team brings together specialists in animal nutrition and feeding behaviour, parasitology, reproductive physiology, animal cognition and perception, and equestrian sports performance in order to achieve this goal.

Research Groups

The Animal Behaviour, Performance and Welfare Group focuses on human-animal interactions with the aim of advancing improvements in the conditions and welfare of animals.

Research Areas:

The following Impact case studies are linked to this subject area:

  • Jump kinetics in agility dogs
  • Evidence-based feeding guidelines for captive cheetahs

Still need help?

Professor Gang Pan
+44 115 848 5340