Daniel is a veterinary surgeon and currently professor of veterinary behavioural medicine at the University of Lincoln. He is recognised nationally and internationally as a specialist in clinical animal behaviour by both professional and academic organisations (such as the Royal College Veterinary Surgeons, European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine and Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour). He has been developing and exploring new interventions for behaviour problems at Lincoln for over 20 years. For example he has been a pioneer in the use of chemical signals for the control of the emotional reactions of animals (pheromonatherapy). He has a strong research interest in the comparative psychology underpinning behaviour and behavioural interventions, with a particular interest in the scientific study of the biological basis to individuality.
Daniel still consults at the specialist behaviour referral clinic at the University of Lincoln and teaches on both undergraduate programmes and the MSc in clinical animal behaviour offered at the University of Lincoln.
Georgios received his diploma degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Signal Processing and Computer Vision both from Imperial College London, U.K.
From 2011 to 2014, he was Senior Lecturer with the School of Computer Science at the University of Lincoln and Senior Researcher Fellow at the Intelligent Behaviour Understanding Group (iBug) in the Department of Computing at Imperial College. Prior to this, He was Research Associate in the same group working on face analysis. Georgios is currently an Associate Editor of the Image and Vision Computing Journal.
His main research interests are in the areas of face and object recognition, alignment and tracking and facial expression analysis.
Lauren is a Research Fellow at the University of Lincoln, working within the Animal Behaviour, Cognition and Welfare group. She received a PhD in Feline Welfare and Behaviour from Lincoln in 2015, her research focusing on the development of practical tools to assess temperament in cats in rehoming centres. Lauren is passionately committed to the improvement of welfare in domestic cats and sits on the behavior and welfare advisory panels for the feline welfare charity International Cat Care. She also consults for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London as a feline behavior and welfare specialist.
He received a BSc. in Electrical Engineering fron Iran University of Science and Technology and a Masters degree in Control Systems from University of Sheffield, UK. He also received my PhD in Computer VIsion from University of Lincoln, UK in 2014. He is interested in broad range of Computer Vision and Information Engineering, with particular focus on face detection and deformable models, 3D reconstruction and geometry, inference and learning algorithms. Currently He is part of a research team trying to apply computer vision techniques to detect pain in cats, in early stages.
Daniela Ramos is a part-time post doctorate researcher at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of São Paulo, Brazil. Since she graduated as a veterinarian from the University of São Paulo in 2002, Daniela has actively worked in the field of veterinary behaviour medicine. She did her masters in Applied Animal Behaviour at the University of Lincoln (UK) (2004-2006), with her main research project focusing on canine cognition. She then went on to complete a doctorate in Veterinary Internal Medicine focusing on behaviour and welfare of cats at the University of São Paulo (Brazil) from 2008 to 2012. Apart from carrying out research, Daniela also runs a veterinary behaviour service for dogs and cats in São Paulo region of Brazil.
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