Was Tricia the elephant happy? Experts discuss the ethics of keeping such big, roaming creatures in captivity

Credit: Vale Tricia | Perth Zoo The beloved Asian elephant Tricia died at Perth Zoo this month at the ripe old age of 65, making her one of the world’s oldest elephants. Tricia was born in 1957 and arrived at Perth Zoo in 1963 from Vietnam. Her keeper described her as expressive, playful, and mischievous. … Read more

New study examines ethics of community-engaged research from the perspective of community partners

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain In recent years, there’s been rapid growth in the field of community-engaged research, a model of knowledge production that universities with community organizations to co-develop research in response to local needs. In theory, this model can advance the service mission of public universities. But there’s been little follow-up research to assess … Read more