Research

 

Some current research projects...


Physiological and behavioral changes in horse-human interaction

    with Hana Gartner (MIS student) and Tracey Evans, Dreamwinds Equine Centre


Therapy dog impact on psychological well being

   with Dr. Yvonne Bohr (York), Amanda Nickerson (honours thesis student) & Jeannine Holmes (MA student)


Hyena and lion movement and predation in northern Kenya

    with Dr. Marc Dupuis-Desormeaux (postdoc) and Dr. Zeke Davidson (Marwell Zoo,UK)


Enrichment for Captive Polar Bears

    with Dylan McCart, Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat, and the Lassonde Faculty of Engineering, York U


Urban raccoon behaviour

    with the City of Toronto



Attitudes toward urban raccoons in the GTA

    with Jeffrey Spooner and Fiona Lang


Behavioural profile of captive pandas

    with Maria Franke & Gabe Magnus (Toronto Zoo)


Population Survey and Mitigation of Amphibian Roadkill  

   with Dr. Marc Dupuis-Desormeaux (postdoc)  and Vince D’Elia

   (Toronto Region Conservation Authority) 


Behavioural Enrichment for Captive Orangutans and Gorillas

    with Matt Berridge, Andrea Drost, and Hollie Ross (Toronto Zoo), Sarah Ritvo (PhD student),  and Jeannine Holmes (MA student)


What do people think about how animals think?

    with Jeannine Holmes (MA student)


The Influence of Urban Environments on the Evolution of Animal Phenotypes

    with Wouter Schaake, University of Utrecht, Netherlands




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