Mia Cobb is a scientist interested in the welfare of animals. She worked in animal shelter and working dog facilities for over a decade, before shifting focus to research and advance the welfare of Australia’s working and sporting dogs.
Mia was awarded her PhD from Monash University, which examined the human attitudes and kennel management practices related to the welfare and performance of working dogs. She believes in helping scientific research escape academic journals and founded the popular canine science platform, Do You Believe in Dog?. Currently based at the University of Melbourne’s Animal Welfare Science Centre, Mia has also taught science communication and worked as a researcher at the University of Sydney, La Trobe University and Deakin University. She shares her home with a large mutt named Rudy and a retired kennel cat named Gidget.
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A systematic review and meta-analysis of salivary cortisol measurement in domestic canines
The advent of canine performance science: Offering a sustainable future for working dogs
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The Australian Science Communicators conference 2020
Linden Ashcroft, Mia Cobb, Lisa Bailey, Jenny Martin, Scott Daniel
Journal article | 2020 | Journal of Science Communication
This special issue of JCOM features six commentary articles from the research stream of the Australian Science Communicators confe..