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Professor Alistair B. Lawrence (born 1954) is an ethologist.[2] He currently holds a joint chair in animal behaviour and welfare at Scotland's Rural College and the University of Edinburgh.[3]

Education

Lawrence graduated from the University of St Andrews with a degree in zoology.[3] He then studied for his PhD at the University of Edinburgh under the direction of David Wood-Gush.[3]

Career

In 1995 he received the RSPCA/BSAS award for innovative developments in animal welfare for his 'outstanding contribution to animal welfare research'.[1]

He has published extensively throughout his career.Alistair Lawrence publications indexed by Google Scholar[4]

Lawrence is a past secretary of the International Society for Applied Ethology and is a supporter of Compassion in World Farming.[2][5] He has served on the UK Farm Animal Welfare Committee and has been appointed to the council of the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare.[5]

With Aubrey Manning he oversees the David Wood-Gush Trust Fund that set up and supports the annual Wood-Gush lecture.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "RSPCA BSAS Awards". British Society of Animal Science. 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Alistair Lawrence". International Society for Applied Ethology. 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Alistair Lawrence". World Organisation for Animal Health. 2004. Archived from the original on 10 May 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  4. ^ List of publications from Microsoft Academic
  5. ^ a b "Professor Alistair Lawrence". Compassion in World Farming. 2016. Archived from the original on 11 May 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2016.

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