Pol Llonch


Pol Llonch Obiols graduated in veterinary science at the Autonomous University (UAB) of Barcelona in 2007 where he also completed the MSc on Veterinary and Food Science. Afterwards, he joined the Animal Welfare Group at the Institute of Food and Agricultural Research (IRTA) to complete his doctoral studies. After obtaining his PhD, he worked for three years as a postdoctoral researcher at Warwick University and the Scotland's Rural College (SRUC). Diplomate of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBA). He is currently working as a researcher at the Department of Animal and Food Science of the school of veterinary science at the UAB.

His research interests are the study of animal welfare during transport and at slaughterhouse. Recently, he also worked on the study of the impact of livestock on the environment and its relationship with animal behaviour and welfare, having published more than 25 articles in scientific and knowledge transfer journals.

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5958-861X

Raúl David Guevara

Raúl Guevara earned his bachelor’s degree in Animal Science at the National University of Colombia, where he is originally from. There, he started his studies about bovines´ greenhouse gases mitigation methodologies. Thereafter, he continued his academic formation as part of the beef cattle research group at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) of the University of Florida, and later at the Utah State University in the United States of America, where he deepened his research in grazing management as a tool to reduce the beef cattle greenhouse emissions during his master´s degree. Currently, Raúl is developing his doctoral studies about animal production in the Animal and Food Science Department at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.