Centre for Behaviour and Evolution

Staff Profile

Coline Poirier

Newcastle University Research Fellow



Newcastle University Research fellow in Neuroscience and Animal welfare




2005: Ph.D. in Neuroscience (University of Louvain, Belgium)

2000: M.Res. in Animal Behaviour (University of Paris 13 / University of Rennes 1, France)


Animal Behaviour and Welfare; Auditory neuroscience; Neuroimaging (high-field MRI);




2016                Newcastle University

Co-organised the Institute of Neuroscience summer school for undergraduate students on research placement in the institute over the summer 

Lecture on animal welfare and stress physiology

Seminar in cell biology, Stage 1 bio-medical sciences

2015                    Newcastle University

                           Timed essay marking, Stage 1 bio-medical sciences

2006-2010          University of Antwerp

                           Lecturer on a variety of Biomedical Imaging courses including:

                           European Master in Molecular Imaging

                           Master in Biomedical Sciences

                           European Network of Excellence ‘DIagnostic Molecular Imaging’ (DIMI)

                          15-20 hrs /year including formal lectures + hands on practical training 


2007-2009       Statistical support of Bio-Imaging Lab graduate students, University of Antwerp