Irene Camerlink is assistant professor at the Department of Animal Behaviour and Welfare of the Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She obtained a PhD in Animal Sciences (animal genetics and adaptation physiology) from Wageningen University, Netherlands, in 2014. From 2014 to 2018 she worked as postdoctoral researcher at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) in Edinburgh, UK, on aggressive behaviour between pigs and how this influences their welfare. Later she worked as researcher at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna (Vetmeduni), working on the social behaviour of pigs. She collaborates across Europe and Asia (including China) on topics related to pig behaviour and welfare.