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Research interest

Jean-Loup Rault's main research interest lies in the benefits of positive social behaviour (‘prosocial behaviour’) and the role of the hormone oxytocin in socio-behavioural development and socio-perception, using a multi-disciplinary approach at the intersect of animal behaviour, physiology and neuroscience. 

Research expertise

  • Social behaviour
  • Applied neuroscience
  • Oxytocin
  • Human-animal interactions
  • Euthanasia and slaughter
  • Behaviour and welfare of free-range poultry 

Research outputs

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jean-Loup_Rault/contributions

Curriculum vitae

2017-PresentFull Professor and Head of the Institute of Animal Welfare Science, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
2015-2017Senior Research Fellow, Animal Welfare Science Centre, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia
2011- 2015Research Fellow, Animal Welfare Science Centre, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia. 
 2008 –2011Ph.D. in Animal Behavior and Well-being, Purdue University / US Department of Agriculture-ARS-Livestock Behavior Research Unit, West Lafayette, IN, USA 
2006 - 2007M.S. in Research in Ethology, University of Paris XIII, Paris, France.    
2004 – 2006M.S. in Animal Sciences, ESA School of Agriculture, Angers, France 

Full CV

 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5UOClKr3EhXV2VHTjdGN0MtOWs/view?usp=sharing