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Undergraduate Staff

Lorraine Bell

Undergraduate Lecturer and Programme Leader FdSc Applied Animal Behavioural Science and Welfare

Lorraine has a BSc (Hons) Animal Management from University of Greenwich and PGDip in Companion Animal Behaviour from the University of Southampton. She is involved in the animal behaviour and welfare field, working as an Undergraduate Lecturer and Programme Leader since 2005. She has extensive knowledge in applied animal training and problem behaviour management, both in companion, domestic and exotic animal species.

She also has extensive experience in practical animal care including equine and was an Animal Health Case Manager with Trading Standards. Lorraine has also been trained as an A1 Assessor and has worked with organisations such as the RSPCA, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, veterinary surgeries, kennels and catteries within this remit.

On a yearly basis, Lorraine manages and leads the academic study tours to South Africa for Hadlow College where students take part in a wide range of activities in the field that compliments their learning in conjunction with units studied as part of their university programme. She is also a Teacher Training Mentor.

Subject Specialisms

  • Animal behaviour and welfare
  • Animal cognition and learning
  • Companion animal behaviour management and training
  • Applied animal welfare concepts and application within animal industry situations
  • Anthrozoological relationships with a special interest in the links between animal cruelty and domestic violence with an emphasis on human psychology

Continual Professional Development

An extensive range of training including conference, seminar and workshop attendance relating to animal behaviour, welfare & training.  Four-day workshop in animal training at Twycross Zoo. A wide range of in-house training relating to teaching and learning.