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IAFRI PhD Studentship

IAFRI PhD Studentship

The Institute for Agri-Food Research and Innovation offers an:

PhD Studentship position

Topic: Automated monitoring of lameness in dairy cattle using facial expression analysis

The closing date for applications is 16th June 2017 and application received after this date will not be considered.

Effective on-farm health and welfare surveillance techniques are integral to sustainable food production. Lameness is a critical production disease with considerable welfare consequences. Using cutting edge interdisciplinary research, this project will test the effectiveness of facial expressions for assessing lameness in dairy cattle and develop an automated on-farm surveillance system.

Application process

Applications must be completed via Details of entry requirements and the information required to make an application can be found at:

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