DR Rebecca Doyle

DR Rebecca Doyle




  • Dr. Rebecca Doyle is a senior lecturer with the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, and researcher at the Animal Welfare Science Centre, the University of Melbourne. Rebecca’s research includes fundamental cognitive measures of welfare through to applied animal welfare research in Australia and internationally. This spread means she works at the forefront of animal welfare and can turn new discoveries into direct improvements in the lives of animals. In February 2018, she travelled to Antarctica with around 80 other women for Homeward Bound, a leadership, strategic and science initiative that aims to heighten the influence and impact of women in STEMM. For more details please head to www.rebeccadoyle.org   


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Education and training

  • PhD, University of New England 2010
  • BAVBS, University of Sydney 2006