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Martyna Lagoda

TailBiteAdvice Technologist

Research Interests


  • Farmed animal welfare
  • Welfare as a broader concept, in a range of species
  • Use of animal behaviour to gain insights into welfare states
  • Development of housing environments which promote species specific behaviours


Current Projects

“Tail Bite Advice” project in Teagasc, in collaboration with KU Leuven and Aarhus University, aiming to develop algorithms to accurately monitor tail biting behaviour, and to create a data-driven decision support tool that will actively advise farmers on how to reduce tail-biting occurrences



BA Science (Trinity College, Dublin)

MSc Animal Behaviour & Welfare (Queen’s University, Belfast)

PhD in Sow and piglet welfare (Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology, PAS, Warsaw, Poland)