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Adele Lloyd

Adele Lloyd

Senior Lecturer

School of Animal Rural & Environmental Sciences

Staff Group(s)
Animal and Equine


Dr Adele Lloyd is a Senior Lecturer and Module Leader for Undergraduate Animal Science courses at NTU's Brackenhurst Campus, including BSc (Hons) Zoology, BSc (Hons) Animal Biology, and BSc (Hons) Zoo Biology.

As well as this, Adele is also a dissertation supervisor, Project Lead for Student Mentors at the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences, and Chair of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion steering group for the School.

Career overview

Adele completed her BSc in Applied Biological Sciences (Conservation Biology) and her MSc in Behavioural Ecology at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Following this, Adele completed her PhD in Horse Personality Assessment in partnership with Moulton College, Harper Adams University and the Open University between 2003 and 2006.

Throughout her degrees, Adele took part in fieldwork in Kenya and Tanzania (MSc), as well as volunteering and working with Rutland Water's Osprey translocation project.

Adele taught, course led and developed higher education courses at a Land-based college in Yorkshire, before joining NTU in 2019.

Research areas

Adele has a strong interest in animal behaviour and behavioural ecology, as well as animal welfare and cognition. Adele is interested in many different species groups, with a personal interest in birds.

During her PhD in Horse Personality Assessment, Adele contributed to developing a reliable and valid tool for assessing horse personality, which also investigated differences between breeds.

External activity

Adele has acted as an external examiner for Abingdon Whitney and Solihull College between September 2019 and September 2023.