Prof. Andrew Fisher
Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Director of the Centre. Andrew has significant experience in the area of animal welfare, with a particular focus on production animal management and transport. Research interests include welfare aspects of flexible feeding systems of dairy cows.
Dr. Lauren Hemsworth
Research Fellow, Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne. Research interests include the human-animal relationship and its influence on animal welfare and productivity, field welfare assessment in farm and companion animals and developing education programs for recreational horse owners.
Dr. Carolina Muñoz
Dr. Jeremy Marchant-Forde
Research Animal Scientist, United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service - Livestock Behavior Research Unit. Works at the Livestock Behavior Research Unit, based in West Lafayette, Indiana. Expertise is applied animal behavior (applied ethology) and stress physiology with a research focus on welfare issues surrounding housing and management of pigs and dairy cattle.
Ms. Rutu Y. Acharya
Prof. Grahame Coleman
Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne. Grahame has followed a research career in aspects of human and animal behaviour associated with biological rhythmicity and sleep and changes in stress-related and reproductive hormones. Current research interests focus primarily on human-animal interactions in farm and companion animals and public attitudes to animal welfare.
Prof. Paul Hemsworth
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne. A research career studying the behaviour and welfare of farm and companion animals, particularly examining the influence of the social and physical environment on farm animal behaviour and welfare and the influence of human-animal interactions on animal welfare and productivity.
Dr. Mia Cobb
Honorary Research Fellow, Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne. Research explores human attitudes, housing and management practices, animal behaviour, stress physiology and how animal welfare relates to the sustainability of animal-based industries. Active in the exciting domains of science communication, emerging technologies, citizen science, welfare auditing, and all things dog.
Mr. Kym Butler
Mr. Will Coombs
Dr. Rebecca Doyle
Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne. Rebecca's research projects have included animal cognition and cognitive bias; correlating stress physiology with behavioural and cognitive welfare measures; and how to make practical animal welfare improvements locally and in developing countries.
Dr. Ellen Jongman
Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne. Research interests include the effect of housing, husbandry procedures and management on the welfare of sheep, dairy cows and companion animals. Remote monitoring of animal welfare indicators is also a focus.
Prof. Steve Moeller
Professor & Swine Extension Specialist, Dept. of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University. Activities include teaching, extension, and research directed toward the swine industry with involvement in collaborative research and extension efforts across food animal species and youth and adult audiences.
Mr. Jeremy Skuse
Ms. Maxine Rice