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Theme: Poultry welfare aspects of behavioural neurobiology & stress

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AW0601: `To understand the principles underlying motivation, cognition and learning`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £154,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0602: `To apply motivational, cognitive and learning principles to behavioural and environmental questions`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £303,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0603: `To improve welfare in husbandry systems, housing & transport by understanding environmental & behavioural interactions`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £400,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0604: `Conduct electrophysiological,neuro-anatomical & behavioural studies & the perception of pain, injury & stress`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £482,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0605: `Investigate the physiological principles causing the elicitation, assessment & reduction of fear & distress`
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £301,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
 
AW0606: Causation and consequences of stress related behaviours in poultry
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £176,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
 
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