Clover Bench

Assistant Professor

Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences

Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science

About Me


PhD, Applied Ethology, University of Saskatchewan, 2005

M.S., Applied Domestic Animal Behavior, University of California, Davis, 1999

B.S., Animal Science, University of California, Davis, 1997

Job/Research Area: Applied Ethology/Animal Behaviour


Research Interests:

The Ethology Research Program takes a behavioural approach to the study and improvement of food animal production systems. Projects focus on housing system design and management, science-based welfare standards, the ontogeny of behavioural traits, and the automated detection of behavioural biometrics.