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Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne

Dr. Jean-Loup Rault's career is characterised by a multi-disciplinary and international background. His main research interest lies in the benefits of social behaviour to help animals cope with stressors, with a focus on social support and the role of the hormone oxytocin. He also has interest in researching humane methods of euthanasia and investigating the welfare implications of free-range production systems for poultry.


  • 2011–present
    Research Fellow, University of Melbourne


  • 2011 
    Purdue University, PhD
  • 2011 
    PhD, Purdue University, IN, USA

Research Areas

  • Humane Animal Treatment (070207)