Four researchers work together on the ZorgBeest project for two years (October 2015 to October 2017) and are supported by the broad expertise of the steering committee. 

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Adinda Sannen

Project manager of ZorgBeest and professor Ethology (Odisee)

PhD in Natural Science (Biology) 
Main topics: animal behaviour and welfare
Key words: ethology, human-animal bond, dog behaviour and welfare, welfare of reptiles, zoo research

Aymeline de Cartier

Researcher for ZorgBeest (Odisee) en child psychologist.

Master in Clinical Psychology, MSc in Applied Animal Behaviour & Animal Welfare 
Main topics: animal behaviour & welfare, child psychology, AAI
Key words: welfare and behaviour of horses, child-centered play therapy, trauma processing, conversational hypnose

Jeroen Vos

Researcher for ZorgBeest (Odisee), Head of the Bachelor Occupational Therapy (Odisee), Coordinator Occupational Therapy of UPC-KULeuven

Bachelor in Occupational Therapy  
Main topics: the role of occupational therapists in AAI
Key words: occupational therapy and psychiatry; psychosis spectrum; addictions; AMPS

Sibbel De Mits

Researcher for ZorgBeest, professor nursing and midwifery (Odisee)

Master in Farmaceutical Sciences
Main topics: human health and welfare
Key words: AAA 

Steering committee

Naam Organisatie
Hilde Vervaecke
Inge Tency
Dirk Smits
Stefanie Beghein
Marijke Van Moorhem
Els Peeters
Marie-José Enders-Slegers

Christine Halsberghe
Anouck Haverbeke
Eva Lambrecht
Eva Paridaens  
Joke Decru http://felcan.be 
Christel Moons
Françoise Sion
Machteld Van Dierendonck  
Jan Heremans
Ellen Van Krunkelsven
Dirk Danschutter
Linda Sonck
Dominique Van Der Donckt