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Michael W. Brunt

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph

Michael Brunt is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Population Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. He completed a PhD in Applied Animal Biology from the Animal Welfare Program at the University of British Columbia.

Peer reviewed publications
1. Brunt M.W., Kreiberg H, von Keyserlingk M.A.G., 2022. Invertebrate research without ethical or regulatory oversight reduces public confidence and trust. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications. Vol.9: 250. (PhD research)
2. Brunt M.W., Weary D.M., 2021. Public consultation in the evaluation of animal research protocols. PLoS ONE, Vol. 16(12): e0260114 (PhD research)
3. Brunt M.W., Améndola L, Weary D.M., 2021. Attitudes of laboratory animal professionals and researchers towards carbon dioxide euthanasia for rodents and perceived barriers to change. Laboratory Animals, Vol. 55(6), p.531-539. (Outside central PhD research)
4. Brunt M.W., Weary D.M., 2021. Perceptions of laboratory animal facility managers regarding institutional transparency. PLoS ONE, Vol. 16(7): e0254279. (PhD research)


  • –present
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Guelph


  • 2022 
    University of British Columbia, PhD / Applied Animal Biology