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About Paul McGreevy, Ph.D.

RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Behavioural Medicine


January 1996 - Present Professor, University of Sydney ‐ Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare Science
Present Contributor, The Animal Studies Repository


2016 VetCompass: Big Data and Real-time Surveillance for Veterinary Science
Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF)
Colleague(s): N. Dhand, T. Baldwin, J. Gilkerson, C. Mansfield, A. Peaston, P. Hill, S. Raidal, M. Combs, P. Irwin, I. Robertson, R. Magalhaes, J. Rand, R. Squires, D. Raubenheimer, P. Irons, E. Meler
2015 Genetic basis of separation-related distress in Labrador retrievers
Australian Pet Welfare Foundation/Research Support
Colleague(s): C. Wade, P. Thomson, D. Van Rooy
2015 Infra-red thermography and radio frequency identification for detection of stress in lairage
Meat and Livestock Australia Ltd
Colleague(s): C. Wade, P. Thomson, D. Van Rooy
2014 Nationally Shared Curriculum Resources for Veterinary Undergraduate Learning & Teaching in Animal Welfare & Ethics
Office for Learning and Teaching
Colleague(s): C. Degeling
2014 Optimising stock movement in processing plants and lairage - Stage 1 Dogs
AgriFutures Australia
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Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award for International Canine Health from the Kennel CLub Charitable Trust
  • 2014 Honorary Fellow - International Society for Equitation Science.
  • 2011 The top 100 in "the Sydney Morning Herald's? 100 most Influential People of 2011
  • 2011 Winner Eureka Awards Research and Innovation, Research that contributes to Animal Protection
  • 2010 Finalist "21st Eureka Research & Innovation award" Research that contributes to Animal Protection - Saving dogs from inherited disorders
  • 2009 George Fleming Literary Award (Co-winner)
  • 2009 Vice-Chancellor-s Awards for Systems that Achieve Collective Excellence in Teaching and Learning (Co-winner)
  • 2009 Universities Federation for Animal Welfare - Companion Animal Welfare Award (Co-winner)
  • 2009 Ian Clunies Ross Memorial Award
  • 2009 International Animal Welfare award from the British Society of Animal Science and RSPCA for innovation developments in animal welfare2008 Vice-Chancellor-s Award for Outstanding Teaching - University of Sydney
  • 2008 National Teaching Award - Pearson Education UniServe Science
  • 2008 Citation - Australian Learning and Teaching Council
  • 2006 Quality Teaching Award - NSW Minister for Education and Training and the Australian College of Educators
  • 2006 Excellence in Teaching AVA Award.
  • 2005 National Excellence in Teaching Award - Australian Veterinary Association
  • 2001 Prince Laurent Animal Welfare Prize (co-winner)


  • Animal welfare science
  • Learning theory
  • Ethology
  • Animal husbandry

Recent Works (4)

Research Works (4)