Professor Michael T Mendl

M.A., Ph.D.(Cantab.), BA (Hons)

  • BS40 5DU

  • BS40 5DU

    United Kingdom

19962020

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Research Output

2009

Animal emotion and the refinement of animal use

Parker, RMA., Burman, OHP., Paul, ES. & Mendl, M., 2009, 'The 3Rs Today' , Houses of Parliament, London.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Animal emotion and welfare: modelling 'optimism' in multilevel analyses

Parker, RMA., Browne, WJ., Burman, OHP., Paul, ES. & Mendl, M., 2009, International Conference on Multilevel Analysis, Amsterdam.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Anxiety-induced cognitive bias in non-human animals

Burman, OHP., Parker, RMA., Paul, ES. & Mendl, M., Sep 2009, In : Physiology and Behavior. 98 (3), p. 251 - 380 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

76 Citations (Scopus)

Can early life experiences alter attention to potential threats in adult sheep?

Clark, CCA., Friel, M., Gordon, A., Gamwells, T., Murrell, JC. & Mendl, M., 2009, BBSRC Animal Welfare Programme Workshop, Birmingham. p. 31 - 31 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Cognitive bias as an indicator of animal emotion and welfare: emerging evidence and underlying mechanisms

Mendl, M., Burman, OHP., Parker, RMA. & Paul, ES., May 2009, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 118, p. 161 - 181 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

342 Citations (Scopus)

Cognitive processes in a maze task: a comparison between inbred and outbred pigs

Melotti, L., Held, S., Toscano, MJ. & Mendl, M., 2009, Proceedings of the 31st International Ethological Conference, Rennes, France. p. 335 - 335 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Do pigs?

Held, S., Byrne, RW., Murphy, EM., Friel, M., Cunningham, SA., Jones, SM. & Mendl, M., 2009, Proceedings of the 31st International Ethological Conference, Rennes, France. p. 73 - 74 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Emotion and its effect on cognitive function: judgement and decision making biases

Mendl, M., 2009, Proceedings of 31st International Ethological Conference, Rennes, France. p. 66 - 67 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Learning and Cognition

Mendl, M. & Nicol, CJ., 2009, The Ethology of Domestic Animals: An Introductory Text. Jensen, P. (ed.). 2nd ed. CABI Publishing, p. 57-72 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Maternal behaviour in ewes when their offspring experienced stress and pain

Hild, S., Clark, CCA., Murrell, JC., Dwyer, CM., Mendl, M. & Zanella, AJ., 2009, Proceedings of the 43rd International Congress of the ISAE, Cairns, Australia. Committee, S. (ed.). p. 87 - 87 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Pigs adjust their foraging preference according to whom they are foraging with

Held, S., Jones, SM., Byrne, RW. & Mendl, M., 2009, Proceedings of the 43rd International Congress of the ISAE, Cairns, Australia. Committee, S. (ed.). p. 30 - 30 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Predicting tail biting from behaviour of pigs prior to outbreaks

Statham, P., Green, LE., Bichard, M. & Mendl, M., Dec 2009, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 121, p. 157 - 164 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

54 Citations (Scopus)

Scientific assessment of animal welfare: insights from psychology and cognitive science

Mendl, M., Paul, ES., Burman, OHP., Parker, RMA., Trimmer, P., Houston, A., Marshall, J., Bogacz, R. & Houston, A., 2009, BBSRC Animal Welfare Programme Workshop, Birmingham. p. 39 - 39 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Two-choice olfactory discrimination task in rats

Jones, SM., Burman, OHP. & Mendl, M., 2009, Proceedings of Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour Easter Meeting, University of Wales, Cardiff.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Two-choice olfactory discrimination task in rats

Jones, SM., Burman, OHP. & Mendl, M., 2009, BBSRC Animal Welfare Programme Workshop, Birmingham. p. 37 - 37 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2008

A spatial judgement task to determine background emotional state in laboratory rats, Rattus norvegicus

Burman, OHP., Parker, RMA., Paul, ES. & Mendl, M., Sep 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 76, 3, p. 801 - 809 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

120 Citations (Scopus)

A spatial judgement task to determine emotional state in non-human animals

Burman, OHP., Parker, RMA., Paul, ES. & Mendl, M., 2008, Proceedings of the 42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin. Boyle, L., O'Connell, N. & Hanlon, A. (eds.). p. 39 - 39 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

A targeted approach to developing environmental enrichment for two strains of laboratory mice

Nicol, CJ., Brocklebank, SAJ., Mendl, M. & Sherwin, CM., Apr 2008, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 110 (3-4), p. 341 - 353 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

12 Citations (Scopus)

Can pigs learn a new action by observation?

Held, S., Cunningham, SA., Jones, SM., Murphy, EM., Friel, M., Byrne, RW. & Mendl, M., 2008, Proceedings of the 42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin. Boyle, L., O'Connell, N. & Hanlon, A. (eds.). p. 38 - 38 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Cognitive indicators of affect and welfare

Mendl, M., Burman, OHP., Parker, RMA. & Paul, ES., 2008, BBSRC Animal Welfare Programme Workshop, Bristol. p. 9 - 9 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Do animals live in the present? Current evidence and implications for welfare

Mendl, M. & Paul, ES., Oct 2008, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 113 (4), p. 357 - 382 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

26 Citations (Scopus)

Fundamentals of refinement: developing better measures of animal emotion and welfare. The 3Rs: from fundamentals to application

Mendl, M., 2008, NC3Rs/Biosciences Federation joint meeting, London. p. 3 - 3 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

How can multi-modality quantitative sensory testing be applied to lambs and juvenile sheep?

Clark, CCA., Murrell, JC. & Mendl, M., 2008, BBSRC Animal Welfare Programme Workshop, Bristol. p. 31 - 31 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Let sleeping rats lie: Does the timing of husbandry procedures affect laboratory rat behaviour, physiology and welfare?

Abou-ismail, UA., Burman, OHP., Nicol, CJ. & Mendl, M., Jun 2008, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 111, p. 329 - 341 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)

Looking on the bright side of life: reward, positive emotions and animal welfare

Keeling, LJ., Algers, B., Blokhuis, H., Boissy, A., Lidfors, L., Mendl, M., Oppermann-Moe, R., Paul, ES., Uvnas-Moberg, K. & Zanella, A., 2008, Proceedings of the 42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin. Boyle, L., O'Connell, N. & Hanlon, A. (eds.). p. 3 - 3 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Mammalian Choices: combining fast-but-inaccurate and slow-but-accurate decision-making systems

Trimmer, P., Houston, A. I., Marshall, J., Bogacz, R., Paul, E. S., Mendl, M. T. & McNamara, J. M., 22 Oct 2008, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 275, 1649, p. 2353 - 2361 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

77 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of tail-biting from behaviour of pigs prior to outbreaks

Statham, PTE., Green, LE., Bichard, M. & Mendl, M., 2008, Proceedings of the 42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin. Boyle, L., O'Connell, N. & Hanlon, A. (eds.). p. 25 - 25 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Removing individual rats affects indicators of welfare in the remaining group members

Burman, OHP., Owen, D., Abou-ismail, UA. & Mendl, M., Jan 2008, In : Physiology and Behavior. 93, p. 89 - 96 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

26 Citations (Scopus)

Sensitivity to reward loss as an indicator of animal emotion and welfare

Burman, OHP., Parker, RMA., Paul, ES. & Mendl, M., Aug 2008, In : Biology Letters. 4, 4, p. 330 - 333 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

61 Citations (Scopus)

Social discrimination of familiar conspecifics by juvenile pigs, Sus scrofa: development of a non-invasive method to study the transmission of unimodal and bimodal cues between live stimuli

McLeman, MA., Mendl, MT., Jones, RB. & Wathes, CM., Dec 2008, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 115, 3-4, p. 123 - 137 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

22 Citations (Scopus)

The use of cognitive bias as an indicator of affective state in the domestic dog

Casey, RA., Brooks, JA., Basse, C., Burman, OHP. & Mendl, M., 2008, Proceedings of the UFAW Animal Welfare Conference: Recent Advances in Animal Welfare Science.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Towards humane end points: behavioural changes precede clinical signs of disease in a Huntington's disease model

Littin, K., Acevedo, A., Browne, WJ., Edgar, JL., Mendl, M., Owen, D., Sherwin, CM., Würbel, H. & Nicol, CJ., Aug 2008, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 275, 1645, p. 1865 - 1874 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

16 Citations (Scopus)

Use of an inflammatory challenge to measure altered pain responsiveness following castration and /or tail docking in lambs

Murrell, JC., Clark, CCA. & Mendl, M., 2008, BBSRC Animal Welfare Programme Workshop, Bristol. p. 18 - 18 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2007

Analysis of porcine TCR Vß repertoire by multidimensional scaling: pigs in space

Lait, PJP., Harley, R., Toscano, MJ., Inman, CF., Laycock, GM., Vandiemen, P., Mendl, M., Stevens, M., Humphrey, TJ. & Bailey, M., 2007, Association for Veterinary Teachers and Research Workers Annual Conference, Scarborough, UK.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Behavioural Changes Precede Clinical Signs of Disease in Huntington's Disease Model

Littin, KE., Mendl, M., Sherwin, CM., Edgar, JL., Wuerbel, H., Acevedo, A. & Nicol, CJ., 2007, Sixth World Congress on Alternatives to Animal Testing, Japan, August 21-25.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Benefits of implementing the animal welfare improvement strategies developed in SP3. Assuring Animal Welfare: From Societal Concerns to Implementation

Manteca, X., Bach, A., Beerda, B., Boivin, X., Jarvis, S., Jones, B., Lawrence, A., Mendl, M. & van Reenen, K., 2007, Second WQ Stakeholder Conference, Berlin, 3-4 May.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Can sleep behaviour be used as an indicator of stress in group-housed rats (Rattus norvegicus)?

Abou-ismail, UA., Burman, OHP., Nicol, CJ. & Mendl, M., Feb 2007, In : Animal Welfare. 16, p. 185 - 188 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Cognitive measures of emotional states. Animal Suffering and Well-Being

Mendl, M., 2007, International Symposium on the State of Science. 21st IGN-Meeting, IGN, Giessen, Germany. p. 45 - 45 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Effects of providing straw at different stages of life on tail-biting in pigs

Statham, PTE., Green, LE. & Mendl, M., 2007, Proceedings of the 41st International Congress of the ISAE, Merida, Mexico. Galindo, F. & Alvarez, L. (eds.). p. 38 - 38 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Emotional state and foraging behaviour in chicks (Gallus gallus domesticus)

Parker, RMA., Rowe, C., Skelhorn, J., Paul, ES., Burman, OHP. & Mendl, M., 2007, ASAB Summer Meeting, 5-7 September.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Farmers' attitudes to methods for controlling tail biting in pigs

Paul, ES., Moinard, C., Green, LE. & Mendl, M., Jun 2007, In : Veterinary Record. 160(23), p. 803 - 805 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

14 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of genotype on aggression of piglets during weaning and mixing

Lait, PJP., Toscano, MJ., Held, S., Humphrey, TJ., Bailey, M. & Mendl, M., 2007, Association for Veterinary Teachers and Research Workers Annual Conference, Scarborough, UK.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Influence of genotype on aggression of piglets during weaning and mixing

Lait, PJP., Toscano, MJ., Held, S., Humphrey, TJ., Bailey, M. & Mendl, M., 2007, Proceedings of the 41st International Congress of the ISAE, Merida, Mexico. Galindo, F. & Alvarez, L. (eds.). p. 210 - 210 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Investigating the mental experiences of animals

Mendl, M., 2007, Proceedings of the 41st International Congress of the ISAE, Merida, Mexico. Galindo, F. & Alvarez, L. (eds.). p. 11 - 11 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Judgement bias and emotional state: Unpredictable housing and judgements of ambiguity in rats - a two-choice procedure

Parker, RMA., Paul, ES., Burman, OHP. & Mendl, M., 2007, Proceedings of the 41st International Congress of the ISAE, Mexico.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Measuring animal emotions: insights from human psychology. Sex, shopping and sharing: insights from animals to humans and back again

Mendl, M. & Paul, ES., 2007, Proceedings of Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, Summer meeting, ASAB, Newcastle. p. 9 - 9 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

review of: Seeing Red: A Study in Consciousness. Humphrey, N: Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2006

Mendl, M., Nov 2007, In : Animal Welfare. 16, p. 530 - 532 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Revisiting translocation and reintroduction programmes: The importance of considering stress

Teixeira, CP., De Azevedo, CS., Mendl, M., Cipreste, CS. & Young, RJ., Jan 2007, In : Animal Behaviour. 73, p. 1 - 13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

260 Citations (Scopus)

Scientific Report on the risks associated with tail biting in pigs and possible means to reduce the need for tail docking considering the different housing and husbandry systems

Blokhuis, H., Edwards, S., Gunn, M., Martineau, G-P., Mendl, M., Nunes Pina, T., Prunier, A. & Sanaa, M., 2007, vol 611, 1-98 ed. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). 98 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Ultrasonic vocalizations as indicators of welfare for laboratory rats (Rattus norvegicus)

Burman, OHP., Ilyat, A., Jones, G. & Mendl, M., Aug 2007, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 104 (1-2), p. 116 - 129 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

49 Citations (Scopus)