animal welfare

Professor Marian Dawkins and her team are working with commercial chicken producers to develop an innovative camera monitoring system to improve both chicken welfare and commercial efficiency.


Heron Allen Lecture and Reception

Speaker: Professor Marian Dawkins, Professor of Animal Behaviour and Vice-Principal, Fellow and Tutor in Biological Sciences, Somerville College

Title: "Do Animals Matter?"

Venue: Simpkins Lee Theatre, Lady Margaret Hall

Date: Friday 1st March 2013

Time: 5.15pm


The Zoology Lectures - 2012 Michaelmas Term

Speaker: Professor Marian Dawkins

Title: "Having it all: sustainable farming and the automated assessment of animal welfare"

Venue: Lecture Theatre B, Department of Zoology, Tinbergen Building, South Parks Road, OX1 3PS

Date: Monday 5th November

Time: 4pm - 5pm, followed by wine reception


People » Marian Stamp Dawkins

Professor of Animal Behaviour & Fellow and Tutor in Biological Sciences, Somerville College

Marian Stamp Dawkins's research interests lie in animal welfare. She has a particular interest in the impact that pressure for more efficient food production might have on the welfare of food animals, especially poultry.