Dr. Geogria Mason
Dr. Georgia Mason

Dr. Georgia Mason, a behavioural biologist and the director of the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare, discussed current understanding of lab animal housing conditions with The New Yorker.  

Mason has conducted extensive research on lab animal housing, including 2022 research that found stress from living in standard “shoebox” lab cages can impair lab animals’ health.

A professor in the Department of Integrative Biology in the College of Biological Science, Mason researches how animals adapt to captive housing conditions.