Research Staff

Our staff profiles are grouped by areas of academic research - please click to expand the categories below.

Agriculture & Countryside Management Research Profiles

Animal Welfare Research Profiles

Clare Ellis

Clare Ellis

Clare’s research interests include welfare assessment in captive wild animals, behaviour based husbandry programmes, and the evaluation of enrichment assessment tools with an emphasis on zoo keeper involvement. Clare is currently studying towards a PhD, registered at the University of Northampton, developing methods of assessing temperament and personality in animals, specifically domestic rabbits. She is also supervising undergraduate research projects in the area of wild and zoo animal behaviour and management.

Lauren Samet

Lauren Samet

Lauren's research history includes focus on the welfare of indoor housed dairy cows in relation to UV light exposure, and aiding the identification of a new Lacerta lizard sub-species using genetic analysis techniques.

Construction Research Profiles

Equine Research Profiles

Horticulture Research Profiles

Sports Studies Research Profiles

Teacher Training Research Profiles