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Name Dr Suzanne Held
Job title Senior Lecturer in Animal Science
Department Bristol Veterinary School University of Bristol
Personal web page http://eis.bris.ac.uk/~lvsh/index.htm
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Qualifications BSc, PhD(Wales)
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Keywords domestic animal behaviour
animals
animal cognition
pigs
lambs
evolution of social cognition
Areas of expertise I study fundamental and applied aspects of domestic animal behaviour and cognition.
Currently funded projects are on:

• social cognition of the domestic pig with Mike Mendl (Bristol) and Dick Byrne (St Andrews; BBSRC-funded);

• individual differences in pigs' cognitive and behavioural responses to social stress and disease challenge with Mike Mendl, Mick Bailey, Mike Toscano, Luca Melotti (all Bristol; Defra-funded);

• effects of under-nutrition around conception on cognitive and behavioural development in lambs
with Lindsay Matthews (AgResearch, NZ), Jane Harding (Liggins Institute, NZ; NZ-funded);

• ‘Evolution of Social Cognition’ (ESF-funded European Research Network).