Clover Bench, PhD
Associate Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Ag, Food & Nutri Sci Dept
- (780) 492-9081
3-10G Agriculture/Forestry Centre
9011 - 116 St NWEdmonton ABT6G 2P5
Area of Study / Keywords
Applied Ethology/Applied Domestic Animal Behaviour
PhD, Applied Ethology, University of Saskatchewan
M.S., Applied Domestic Animal Behavior, University of California, Davis
B.S., Animal Science, University of California, Davis
Job/Research Area: Applied Ethology/Animal Behaviour
The Applied Ethology Research Group takes a behavioural approach to the study of animal well-being and domesticated animal systems. Projects focus on housing system design and management, welfare assessment, the ontogeny of behaviour traits, and micro-behaviour biometrics.
Applied Ethology Research Group page: https://ethologylab.ualberta.ca/
AN SC 377 - Food Animal Behaviour
Basic behaviour principles for food animal species including their application in livestock production systems. Fundamentals of experimental research and design in applied ethology. Prerequisite: AN SC 101 or 200 or consent of instructor and *60
AN SC 378 - Companion Animal Behaviour
Basic behaviour principles for companion animal species such as dogs, cats, and horses, including application of fundamental training and learning techniques to resolve common behaviour problems. Prerequisite: AN SC 100, PSYCH 104 and *60.
AN SC 400 - Individual Study
Project or reading course supervised by a Faculty member, requiring preparation of a comprehensive report. Prerequisites: Third year standing or higher and consent of Department. Note: May be taken more than once if topic is different.