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    Prof Lisa Collins

    Professor of Animal Science

    School of Life Sciences
    College of Science

    About Lisa Collins

    Lisa Collins is a Reader in College of Science. 

    Department Responsibilities

    Lisa is Joint Programme Leader for the BSc Bioveterinary Science programme. 
    She is also the Athena Swan coordinator for the School of Life Sciences.

    Subject Specialism

    Animal Health, Behaviour and Welfare Epidemiology


    • Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education and Teaching — Queen’s University Belfast, UK, 2013
    • DPhil in Animal Behaviour and Welfare — University of Oxford, UK, 2005
    • MA (Oxon) Biological Sciences — University of Oxford, UK, 2002


    • Charles Darwin award — British Science Association, 2014
    • Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year — UFAW, 2011
    • The George Fleming prize — The Veterinary Journal, 2010

    Professional Affiliations

    Research Interests

    Research Group Memberships

    Research Projects

    • Development of validated cognitive and behavioural indicators of welfare in pigs towards an early warning predictive system. — BBSRC in 2013
    • Vocalisations as an indicator of welfare in pigs — Department for Employment and Learning in 2013
    • Modelling the impacts of climate change and population factors on the future of broiler welfare — Department for Employment and Learning in 2012
    • Investigating the effects of squirrel pox in Northern Ireland: population estimates, epidemiology and virus survival in different environmental conditions — People’s Trust for Endangered Species in 2012
    • Social behaviour and group dynamics in small deer species in relation to disease transmission — Department for Employment and Learning in 2012
    • Squirrel pox virus in Northern Ireland: quantifying risks to red squirrels — Northern Ireland Environment Agency in 2011
    • Dogs at home: a comparison of welfare physiology and behaviour at home and in a kennel environment — Dogs Trust in 2011
    • Assessing chronic stress in dogs — Royal Veterinary College Internal Grant in 2009
    • A preliminary investigation into inherited defects in pedigree dogs — Dogs Trust in 2009
    • Assessment of quality of life in kennelled dogs — Dogs Trust in 2008

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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