Jill RD MacKay
I am a Research Fellow in veterinary education with an broad range of interests including student-staff interactions, human-animal interactions, digital cultures and personality research. My PhD looked at how personality traits in cattle could be observed in big data systems. I became interested in education research working for the EU FP7 funded Animal Welfare Indicators project designing learning objects for the knowledge transfer aspect of the project. I have been involved in a number of knowledge exchange initiatives including Massive Open Online Courses and YouTube ventures which has led me to writing a popular science book about animal personality.