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PPILOW’s People: Sophie Herremans!

Hi, I’m Sophie Herremans from Wallonia, Belgium. I’ve been working at the Walloon Agricultural Research Centre as a researcher for 5 years. In 2019, I completed a PhD thesis on dairy cows feed efficiency. Currently, I conduct research on sheep grazing cover crops and the impact of this practice on nitrate leaching, weeds and yields […]

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PPILOW’s People: Martina Re!

My background is agroecology and specifically farming systems including animal husbandry. I am a Phd student at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and I collaborate with AIAB (the Italian Association for Organic Agriculture) within the PPILOW project with the task of coordinating the involvement of National Practitioners Groups in Europe and managing the Italian group on pigs. […]

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PPILOW’s People: Vasile Cozma!

Prof. Vasile Cozma, DVM, PhD. Full member – Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, Romania; Professor, Department of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (USAMV), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, PhD Coordinator in Parasitology; Vice-president – European Federation of Parasitologists; Awarded by the Romanian Academy (2010, 2016) and by […]

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Two job positions at INRAE!

Two job positions are available at INRAE: Junior Research Scientist on cognition in domestic birds.  Junior Research Scientist in genetics and behaviour of poultry in animal production. For both positions candidates must have a PhD or equivalent. Don’t miss this opportunity!  

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PPILOW’s People: Hélène Leruste!

I am a teacher and researcher in animal sciences at JUNIA-ISA. My field of expertise is animal behaviour and welfare, with a PhD thesis on the welfare of veal calves at the University of Wageningen. I currently contribute to projects related to the development of monitoring tools for welfare evaluation in ruminants. I am participating […]

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PPILOW’s People: Claire Bonnefous!

After completing my agronomic engineering degree, I worked for INRAE on the PPILOW project on the WP1 during one year and I am now starting my PhD on the WP6.1 for INRAE. This task aims to improve exploratory behaviour of broilers thanks to the identification and selection of genotype. The main objective of my PhD […]

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PPILOW’s People: Laura Van Vooren!

I am Laura Van Vooren, project manager for Bioforum. BioForum is the sectoral organization for organic agriculture in Flanders. BioForum serves the interests of the whole organic sector in Flanders, covering the farmers, retailers, distributors, processing industries, food services, but also scientific institutions and civil society organisations. In PPILOW, I am a NPG (National Pratictioner […]

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PPILOW’s People: Maxime Reverchon!

My name is Maxime Reverchon, I am a researcher in biotechnology of reproduction at SYSAAF (French poultry and aquaculture breeding association). I am specialized in avian and aquacole species. I mainly study the fertility potentials of animals by studying the factors influencing gamete formation, sexual maturity, sexual behaviour etc… I take part in WP 5 […]

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PPILOW’s People: Saskia Kliphuis!

Nice to meet you! My name is Saskia Kliphuis. I’m a behavioural biologist and PhD candidate. Within PPILOW, my aim is to study whether we can use innovative strategies during early life, to reduce fearfulness and prevent feather pecking in laying hens. Even in low input and organic housing systems, these issues remain a threat […]

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PPILOW’s People: Anne Collin-Chenot!

I am a senior researcher at INRAE, the French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment, in the Avian Biology and Poultry Science Unit (BOA) coordinating the PPILOW project. My research topic deals with the impacts of early life management on the later welfare, physiology and health of chickens, and on the quality of […]

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