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Professor Bo Algers

Bo worked at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, from 1975-2014, becoming Professor in animal hygiene and applied ethology. His research focused on the effects of housing, animal transport and slaughter on animal health, behaviour and welfare in farm animals and on developing an Animal Welfare Risk Assessment methodology. Algers was a member of European Food Safety Authority’s expert panel on Animal Health and Animal Welfare 2004-2009. He is still active in the field of farm animal welfare.