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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Investigating the effect of pen shape and pen size on group flight distance of extensively..
Animal Welfare In Africa - Strength Of Cultural Traditions, Challenges And Perspectives
Enrichment with Lucerne Hay Improves Sow Maternal Behaviour and Improves Piglet Survival
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Knowledge and attitudes are important factors in farmers' choice of lamb tail docking length.
Madeleine Eloise Woodruff, Rebecca Doyle, Grahame Coleman, Lauren Hemsworth, Carolina Munoz
Journal article | 2020 | Veterinary Record
BACKGROUND: Tail docking is common practice in the sheep industry to prevent soiling of the breech and flystrike. To ensure optima..
Positive attitudes, positive outcomes: The relationship between farmer attitudes, management behaviour and sheep welfare
Carolina A Munoz, Grahame J Coleman, Paul H Hemsworth, Angus JD Campbell, Rebecca E Doyle
Journal article | 2019 | PLOS ONE
This study examined the relationships between the attitudes and the management behaviour of the farmer and the on-farm welfare of ..
Does captivity influence territorial and hunting behaviour? Assessment for an ex situ reintroduction program of African lions Panthera leo
Emma J Dunston, Jackie Abell, Rebecca E Doyle, Deanna Duffy, Craig Poynter, Jacqui Kirk, Victoria B Hilley, Andrew Forsyth, Emma Jenkins, Dominique Mcallister, Rafael Freire
Journal article | 2017 | Mammal Review
An assessment of African lion Panthera leo sociality via social network analysis: prerelease monitoring for an ex situ reintroduction program
Emma J Dunston, Jackie Abell, Rebecca E Doyle, Jacqui Kirk, Victoria B Hilley, Andrew Forsyth, Emma Jenkins, Rafael Freire
Journal article | 2017 | Current Zoology
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Senior Lecturer (Animal Behaviour And Welfare)
Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Doctor of Philosophy
University of New England
Bachelor Animal Veterinary BioScience
University of Sydney