Andrew Knight

Qualifications:

BSc, BVMS, PhD, DipACAW, DipECAWBM, MANZCVS, SFHEA, FRCVS

RCVS Recognised Specialist in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law
EBVS European Veterinary Specialist in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law
AVMA Recognised Specialist in Animal Welfare

Speciality:

Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law

Current Post:

Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics, and Founding Director of the Centre for Animal Welfare, at the University of Winchester

Region:

All of England

Clinical Profile

Andrew is Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics, and Founding Director of the Centre for Animal Welfare, at the University of Winchester; a EBVS European and RCVS Veterinary Specialist in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law; an American Veterinary Specialist in Animal Welfare; a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. Andrew has over 65 academic publications and a series of YouTube videos on animal issues. These include an extensive series examining the contributions to human healthcare of animal experiments, which formed the basis for his 2010 PhD and his 2011 book The Costs and Benefits of Animal Experiments. Andrew’s other publications have examined the contributions of the livestock sector to climate change, vegetarian companion animal diets, the animal welfare standards of veterinarians, and the latest evidence about animal cognitive and related abilities, and the resultant moral implications. His informational websites include www.AnimalExperiments.info, www.HumaneLearning.info and www.VegePets.info.

Research

Animals and alternatives within research and education climate change and the livestock sector, vegetarian companion animal diets, the animal welfare standards of veterinarians, animal ethics.