New York University — Work on Fish Welfare

Organization Name 
Award Date 
3/2019
Grant Amount 
$125,840
Purpose 
To support work on fish welfare, led by research scientist Becca Franks.
Topic (focus area) 

Grant investigator: Lewis Bollard

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The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a gift of $125,840 to New York University to support research scientist Becca Franks’ work on fish welfare. These funds will support projects including systematic reviews of the literature on aquaculture (farmed fish) welfare and general fish welfare, as well as research on curiosity, play, and positive emotions in fish.

This is a discretionary grant and falls within our focus area of farm animal welfare.