Expert No 0005  Standard Member

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Expert witness, 0005 reports on:
* Injuries to personnel around animals including dog bites and horse-related injuries
* Suitability of animals for tasks
* Animal welfare matters
Specialist areas included in Mr McGreevy's services include:
Dog behaviour, horse behaviour, animal welfare matters, veterinary, behavioural medicine.personal injury, Injuries to personnel around animals including dog bites and horse-related injuries. Suitability of animals for tasks to personnel around animals including dog bites and horse-related injuries. Suitability of animals for tasks.

He has written several publications including: 1996 Why does my horse..? McGreevy, P. An owner's guide to equine behaviour problems and their resolution. Souvenir Press, London. [Now available in paperback - Also available in Swedish and Italian]. ISBN 0-285-63562-X.

A recent publication Mr Mcgreevy wrote is: 2002 Handle with Care - Making friends with animals. McGreevy, P.D. Halstead Press,

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2019 Fellowship - meritorious contributions to learning Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), UK
2005 Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Behavioural Medicine Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), UK
2004 Membership (by examination) Animal Welfare Chapter Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS)
1995 Ph.D. "The functional significance of stereotypies in the stabled horse" University of Bristol, UK
1987 Bachelor of Veterinary Science University of Bristol, UK

Further Education

2016 Foundations of Directorship Certificate Australian Institute of Company Directors
2004 Auditor Australian Horse Industry Council Horses, TAFE Victoria
1998 Post-graduate Certificate in Higher Education University of Sydney
1995 Post-graduate Certificate of Advanced Studies Companion Animal Behaviour Therapy, University of Southampton, UK
1994 Intermediate Stable Managers Certificate, British Horse Society
1984 Assistant Instructor's Certificate, British Horse Society Memberships

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2015 - Present The Pet Professional Guild - Australia - Expert Advisory Panel
2015-Present The Pet Professional Guild - British Isles - Expert Advisory Panel
2013 - Present Australian Working Dog Alliance, Director
2013 - Present Vets Against Live Export (VALE) Board member
2011 - Present Sentient, The Veterinary Institute for Animal Ethics, Board member
2002 - Present International Society for Equitation Science (ISES) - Co-founder
1992 - Present International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE)
2010 - 2013 Expert Advisory Panel, Dog Breeding Advisory Council (UK)
2008 - 2013 Australian Animal Welfare Strategy Working Group
2008 - 2010 Scientific Advisory Panel: International Fund for Animal Welfare
2004 - 2008 NSW Schools Animal Care and Ethics Committee
2003 - 2005 Scientific Advisory Panel: World Animal Protection - Equine Specialist

Honorary Positions

2014 - Present Editorial board: Animal Publics Series, Sydney University Press
2014 - Present Hon. Fellow: International Society for Equitation Science
2010 - Present Visiting Professor: Nottingham Trent University, UK
2010 - Present Adjunct Associate Professor: University of New England, Australia
2005 - Present Editorial board: Journal of Veterinary Behavior
2018 - 2019 Veterinary Ambassador: Guide Dogs Australia
2014 - 2015 Scientific Advisor to the National Museum of Australia
2009 - 2012 Editorial advisory board: The Veterinary Journal
2011 - 2012 Hon. President: International Society for Equitation Science:
2009 - 2011 Hon. Junior Vice-President: International Society for Equitation Science
2008 - 2010 Editorial board: Applied Animal Behaviour Science
2003 - 2006 Honorary Associate: University of New England, Australia

Prizes and Awards

2022 B.F. Skinner Lecture - Association for Behavior Analysis International
2020 Global Animal Welfare Award, World Veterinary Association
2019 Fulbright Future Scholarship, Senior Scholar
2019 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Research - University of Sydney
2019 Impact Award - Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
2017 Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association ,Supervisor of the Year - Outstanding support for student wellbeing
2017 The Kennel Club - Lifetime Achievement Award
2015 Voiceless Media Prize, Finalist
2013 Vice-Chancellor's Award for the Reduction in the Use of Animals in Research (Co-winner) - University of Sydney
2013 Voiceless Media Prize, Finalist
2012 Sydney's 100 most influential people - The Sydney Magazine
2011 Australian Museum Eureka Prize Winner
2010 Australian Museum Eureka Prize" Finalist
2009 George Fleming Literary Award (Co-winner)
2009 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Systems that Achieve Collective Excellence in Teaching and Learning (Co-winner)
2009 Universities Federation for Animal Welfare - Companion Animal Welfare Award (Co-winner)
2009 Ian Clunies Ross Memorial Award
2009 British Society for Animal Science-RSPCA Award for Innovative Developments in Animal Welfare
2008 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Teaching - University of Sydney
2008 National Teaching Award - Pearson Education UniServe Science
2008 Citation - Australian Learning and Teaching Council
2006 Quality Teaching Award - NSW Minister for Education and Training and the Australian College of Educators
2005 Excellence in Teaching Award - Australian Veterinary Association
2001 Prince Laurent Animal Welfare Prize (co-winner)
1987 Harry Steele-Bodger Travel Scholarship


Peer-reviewed papers (n=300)

Books (n=9)

2018 Making Dogs Happy - Starling, M., McGreevy, P., Murdoch Books, NSW. [Also available in Czechoslovakian and German]. ISBN-978-1-76063-122-2

2018 Equitation Science - McGreevy, P.D., Christensen, J.W. Knig von Borstel, U. & McLean, A.N., Wiley-Blackwell, Oxon. [Second Edition]. ISBN-978-1-119-24141-6

2012 Equine Behavior - A guide for veterinarians and equine scientists. McGreevy,P., W.B. Saunders, London. [Second Edition]. ISBN-978-0-70204337-6

2010 Equitation Science - McGreevy, P.D. & McLean, A.N. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxon. ISBN: 978-1-4051-8905-7

2009 A Modern Dog's Life - McGreevy, P.D. UNSW Press, Sydney. [Also available in German] ISBN 9781742231051

2007 Carrots and Sticks - Principles of animal training. McGreevy, P.D. & Boakes, R.A. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [Now available through Darlington Press] ISBN-13: 9780521686914.

2004 Equine Behavior - a guide for veterinarians and equine scientists. McGreevy, P.D., W.B. Saunders, London. [Also available in Russian]. ISBN 0-7020-2634-4.

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