Past Projects

Applied Ethology: behaviour, emotion and cognition.

  • Causation of stereotypies and implications for neurological integrity, animal well-being, and the validity of animal experiments using a mouse model (DFG).
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  • Effects of handling-method of stereotypy development and affective state in laboratory mice.
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Research Centre for Proper Housing: Poultry and Rabbits (ZTHZ).

  • Influence of improved nest-site recognition and nest size on the laying behaviour of hens (FVO). 
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  • The impact of the position and quality of perches and edges of tiers in an aviary system on keel-bone injuries of laying hens of two breeds differently selected on bone strength (FVO). 
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