Anna Olsson

IBMC – Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, Portugal

Anna Olsson is an animal welfare scientist with a farm animal background, now working in a biomedical research institute. Her own research is focused on behaviour of laboratory rodents and companion animals, and on ethical issues in the use of animals in research and biotechnology.

She is also involved in strategic initiatives to Replace, Reduce and Refine research with animals. She leads a research group and organizes training to prepare scientists for a responsible use of animals in experiments. She is a Trustee for Universities Federation of Animal Welfare. She is a co-author of the textbooks Animal Ethics in Animal Research (Cambridge University Press) and Animal Welfare (CABI).