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Animal Scientist: Animal Behaviour & Welfare

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Subject Matter Expertise
Work Experience


Enago (Crimson Interactive)

November 2020 - Present

Postdoctoral researcher

University of Guelph

March 2019 - Present

Academic Editor and Proofreader


July 2018 - Present

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Guelph

September 2017 - December 2018


Doctor of Philosophy (Population Medicine)

University of Guelph

September 2011 - June 2016

Master of Science (Animal and Poultry Science)

University of Guelph

September 2010 - August 2011

Bachelor of Science (Biology)

McGill University

September 2007 - April 2010

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Torrey, S., Mohammadigheisar, M., Nascimento dos Santos, M., Rothschild, D., Dawson, L.C., Liu, Z., Kiarie, E.G., Edwards, A.M., Mandell, I., Karrow, N., et al.(2021). In pursuit of a better broiler: growth, efficiency, and mortality of 16 strains of broiler chickens . Poultry Science.
Dawson, L.C., Cheal, J., Niel, L., Mason, G.(2019). Humans can identify cats’ affective states from subtle facial expressions . Animal Welfare. 28. (4). p. 519-531.
Dawson, L.C., Dewey, C.E., Stone, E.A., Guerin, M.T., Niel, L.(2018). Evaluation of a canine and feline behavioural welfare assessment tool for use in companion animal veterinary practice . Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 201. p. 67-76.
Dawson, L.C., Dewey, C.E., Stone, E.A., Mosley, C.I., Guerin, M.T., Niel, L.(2017). Evaluation of a welfare assessment tool to examine practices for preventing, recognizing, and managing pain at companion-animal veterinary clinics . Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research. 81. (4). p. 270-279.
Dawson, L., Buob, M., Haley, D., Miller, S., Stryker, J., Quinton, M., Mason, G.(2013). Providing elevated 'getaway bunks' to nursing mink dams improves their health and welfare . Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 147. (1-2). p. 224-234.
Buob, M., Meagher, R., Dawson, L., Palme, R., Haley, D., Mason, G.(2013). Providing 'get-away bunks' and other enrichments to primiparous adult female mink improves their reproductive productivity . Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 147. (1-2). p. 194-204.