News: Honours in Animal Science subtheme - Animal behaviour
Honours project: Investigate how alpacas communicate in the context of its group’s social behaviour.
Honours project: Husbandry of reptiles is complex; signs of pain or disease can be challenging to recognise, and behaviour is not always well understood. This project will build on preliminary work in developing a practical welfare assessment tool for captive reptiles.
Honours project: This project involves developing cognitive and behavioural tests in sheep to evaluate disease phenotypes.
Honours project: Determine whether sheep prefer to associate with other individuals that are similar in their behavioural type, and whether this results in an assortative social network structure.
Honours project: Determine if there are links between anxiety in dogs and heart function.
Honours project: Identify how environmental factors influence movement, space use and social behaviour in Merino sheep.
Honours project: Study the effects of 'in water and 'in feed' application of zeolite powder for the control of ammonia in aquarium fish display tanks.
Honours project: Validate methods for assessing stress in Zebrafish before comparing tanks of fish with and without environmental enrichment.