August 7-12, 2022

The International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE) was a great success and we received very positive feedback on our talks and posters! Here is Emily presenting on our veterinarian mental health project.

May 1, 2022

Congratulations, Megan, on your SSHRC graduate scholarship (CGS M)! What an amazing accomplishment! Learn more about Megan and her project here.

March 13-16, 2022

Gemma presented her research on the experiences of young adults during the Covid-19 pandemic at the conference of the American Academy of Health Behavior in Key Largo (Florida) this March.

December 31, 2021

This year has been a productive one! And the last article of this year (with Caroline Ritter as a co-author) was published by Biescheuvel et al., 2021 on the theoretical background behind farmers’ decision-making. A worthwhile read in our unbiased opinion!

September 1, 2021

We identified a fantastic Ph.D. student for the veterinarian mental health project: Emily Morabito started in September and is co-supervised by Dr. Andria Jones-Bitton (University of Guelph).

May 4, 2021

We are looking for a PhD student to work on the important topic of veterinarian mental health (more details in the ad). Feel free to contact me if you are interested and want more information. Review of applications will start immediately.

May 1, 2021

Megan Ross now started to work on an MSc project focusing on equine welfare. She is co-supervised by Dr. Kathryn Proudfoot (UPEI) and we are very excited to have her join our team.

April 2021

CBC covered research that Gemma Postill and Caroline Ritter are currently conducting. Click here to read the article.

April 2021

Two articles in the same Journal of Dairy Science issue! A focus group study was published with the research group at the Animal Welfare Program, and another study looking at veterinary dairy herd health visits was a collaboration with researchers at the University of Calgary and the Ontario Veterinary College.

January 2021

This month has flown by but has been extremely successful with funding confirmations from Zoetis and the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Center.

December 16, 2020

The Canada Research Chairs are announced! Click here for the UPEI news coverage on Caroline Ritter’s CRC and here to access the CRC website.