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Honorary Associate, Sydney School of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney

Bidda Jones is a zoologist specialising in animal welfare science and policy.

She is an Honorary Associate at the University of Sydney’s School of Veterinary Science and Director of Strategy and Research at the Australian Alliance for Animals.

Her research interests range from companion animal welfare, animals in sport, native and introduced wild animals, to humane killing and slaughter.

She has published over 40 reports, book chapters and peer-reviewed articles and has represented animal welfare interests on numerous national committees and as an invited speaker at multiple conferences, workshops and symposia.


  • –present
    Honorary Associate in Animal Welfare, University of Sydney


  • 1993 
    Royal Holloway, University of London, PhD Zoology/Psychology


Member of the Order of Australia