Recent Submissions

  • The use of Qualitative Behavioural Assessment to zoo welfare measurement and animal husbandry change 

    Rose, P; Riley, L (European Association of Zoos and Aquaria - EAZA, 31 October 2019)
    Zoological institutions have come a long way over the past 20 years in their measurement and evaluation of animal behaviour and welfare. Environments that enable the performance of biologically relevant activity patterns, ...
  • Bayesing Qualia: Consciousness as Inference, Not Raw Datum 

    Clark, A; Friston, K; Wilkinson, S (Imprint Academic, 1 January 2019)
    The meta-problem of consciousness (Chalmers, 2018) is the problem of explaining the behaviours and verbal reports that we associate with the so-called 'hard problem of consciousness'. These may include reports of puzzlement, ...
  • Introduction: the ambivalences of abstraction 

    Lury, C; Michael, M (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 30 October 2019)
  • What’s new from the zoo? An analysis of ten years of zoo-themed research output 

    Rose, P; Brereton, JE; Rowden, LJ; et al. (Palgrave Macmillan, 29 October 2019)
    The modern zoo’s roles command empirical enquiry to determine the effectiveness of zoos locally and globally. Ten years ago, published work identified the need for empirical research on a diverse range of species beyond ...
  • How to Choose Your Research Organism 

    Dietrich, M; Ankeny, R; Crowe, N; et al. (Elsevier, 2019)
    Despite August Krogh’s famous admonition that a ‘convenient’ organism exists for every biological problem, we argue that appeals to ‘convenience’ are not sufficient to capture reasoning about organism choice. Instead, we ...

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