University of Technology, Sydney


Professor Clive Phillips

Clive Phillips

Professor Clive Phillips

1980 B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons. Class 2.1) University of Reading

1983 Ph.D. Animal Science. University of Glasgow

1998 M.A. University of Cambridge

Professor of Animal Welfare, University of Queensland

Key areas of interest

Clive Phillips lectured in farm animal production and medicine at the Universities of Wales and Cambridge, conducting research into cattle and sheep welfare. As the inaugural holder of the University of Queensland Chair in Animal Welfare he is now involved in research in animal welfare and ethics and the development and implementation of State and Federal government animal welfare policies. He has published approximately 200 articles on animal welfare and management in scientific journals and 8 books.

Selection of publications

Phillips, C.J.C. 2009. The Welfare of Animals: The Silent Majority. 220 pp. Springer, Dordrecht.

Mills, D., Marchante-Forde, J., McGreevy, P.D., Morton, D.B., Nicol, C.J., Phillips, C.J.C., Sand√łe, P. And Swaisgood, R.R. (editors). 2010. Encyclopaedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare. CAB International, Wallingford.

Phillips, C.J.C. 2008. Pain as an animal welfare issue. In Proceedings of the Animal Welfare Science Summit. Scientific Assessment and Management of Animal Pain, pp 38-46. World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) Technical Report No. 10. OIE, Paris.

Leslie, T. K., Dalton, L. and Phillips, C. J. C. 2004. The preference of domestic rabbits for pasture and concentrate feeds. Animal Welfare 13, 57-62.

Feige, S., Nilsson, K., Phillips, C.J.C. and Johnston, S.D. 2007. Homosexual and heterosexual behaviour and vocalisations in captive female koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus). Applied Animal Behaviour Science 103, 131-145.

Hogan, L.A., Horsup, A.B., Keeley T., Nicolson V, Janssen T, Lisle A, Phillips CJC and Johnston SD. 2010. Monitoring male Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons) reproductive function and seasonality in a captive population. Animal Reproduction Science 118, 377-387.

Muller, T.L., Ensabella, T.J., Booth, R., Johnston, S.D. and Phillips, C.J.C. 2010. The behaviour and environmental enrichment of captive mahogany gliders (Petaurus gracilis). Australian Mammalogy 32, 109-116.

Hogan, L.A., Keeley, T., Phillips, C.J.C., Lisle, A., Horsup, A.B., Janssen, T., Johnston, S.D. 2010. Non-invasive methods of oestrus detection in captive southern hairy-nosed wombats (Lasiorhinus latifrons). Animal Reproduction Science 119, 293-304.

Hogan, L.A., Johnston.S.D., Lisle A., Horsup, A. Janssen T., and Phillips C.J.C. 2010. Stereotypies and environmental enrichment in captive southern hairy-nosed wombats, Lasiorhinus latifrons. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 126, 85-95.

Deskovich, K., Tribe, A. and Phillips, C.J.C. 2011. Fostering appropriate behaviour in rehabilitant orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus). International Journal of Primatology 32, 616-633

Hogan, L.A., Phillips, C.J.C., Lisle, A., Horsup, A.B., Janssen, T., Johnston, S.D. 2010. Reproductive behaviour of the southern-hairy nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons). Australian Journal of Zoology 58, 350-361.

Hogan, L.A., Johnston,.S.D., Lisle, A., Horsup, A., Janssen, T., and Phillips, C.J.C. 2011. The effect of environmental variables on the activity patterns of the southern hairy-nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons) in captivity: onset, duration and cessation of activity. Australian Journal of Zoology 59, 35-41.