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School of the Biological Sciences



University Senior Lecturer, Department of Veterinary Medicine 

Gareth Pearce studies animal health - welfare - behaviour interactions in farm animals particularly cattle and pigs; and the ecology and conservation of wild animals, particularly marine animals. Learn more. 


Research Areas

Farm animal health and welfare
Marine animal ecology and conservation
Social behaviour 
Animal emotion 


Behavioural analysis
Temperament testing
Social network analysis
Underwater ultrasonography
Stereo video photogrammetry

Areas for Collaboration

Neuroscience based approaches 
to assessing animal emotion
and animal welfare in farm animal species                 


Research Theme