Human Animal Science is a regular podcast hosted by Tim Adams and Mia Cobb that takes a scientific view of the world of humans and animals.
Human Animal Science, also known as anthrozoology, is a growing multidisciplinary field of enquiry, and one that produces fascinating topics.
Recent podcasts, articles, and research
The word zoology is one of the most mispronounced words in the English language, even for Zoologists. To make matters worse, the common pronunciation differs depending on which country you’re from. For example, if you’re an American and call it Zoo-ology (like, Animal Zoo, and ology as in biology) then you’re wrong. If you’re British, or Australian, then you’re oddly more correct, as this is more the rule than the…
A large part of a horses behaviour is learned, but did you know there are some behaviours which are determined by genetics? These include: [Open][Close]EyesightHearing and SmellSkin SensitivityMemory and Learning AbilityHerd Instinct Eyesight Horses’ eyes see independently to the front,…
As a horse owner in Australia you may be wondering how often do horses need shoeing? Horses are magnificent creatures, and a horse lover yourself you will know their hooves are crucial to their overall health and well-being. Proper hoof…
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The Australian Anthrozoology Research Foundation
The Australian Anthrozoology Research Foundation is a registered charity that funds research into the relationship between animals and humans.
Their mission is to promote the understanding and humane treatment of animals by supporting scientific research that explores the positive effects of their companionship on human health and well-being. They believe that this understanding can help us to create a better world for both animals and people.
Anthrozoology Research Group
The Australian Anthrozoology Research Group is a registered charity that promotes the study of human-animal interactions. They support research into the benefits that come from interacting with animals, be it in a therapeutic, working, or leisure capacity.
The foundation also aims to educate the public about the importance of human-animal interaction and how it can improve our quality of life. They do this through running events, such as lectures and conferences, and by publishing papers and articles on the topic.