Dr Marian Bond

Senior Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology


Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Animal and environmental biology

Marian has over 30 years' experience of working and teaching in animal behaviour and physiotherapy. She's a fellow of the Society of Biology, a professional dog trainer and a PADI-certified Master Diver.



Marian lectures across our animal and environmnental biology courses. She holds a PhD and, before joining Anglia Ruskin, worked for 20 years as a physiotherapist in clinical and managerial roles.

Research interests

  • Cognition and training of the domestic dog
  • Play behaviour of the domestic dog
  • Assessment of stress in domestic animals
  • Self-efficacy

Marian is a member of our Behavioural Ecology Research Group.

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BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour


  • PhD
  • MCSP SRP Phsiotherapy

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Fellow, the Society of Biology
  • Fellow, the Higher Education Academy

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

  • Author of a range of Mammal Society information sheets
  • Past Editor of Mammal News, the tri-annual magazine of The Mammal Society
  • Curriculum Development Officer for College of West Anglia, 2008–10
  • External Examiner for animal behaviour programmes at Southampton University and for the FdSc and BSc Canine Behaviour and Training at Bishop Burton College