AIRA SEO

Last Updated :2019/12/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life Setouchi Field Science Center, ., Assistant Professor
E-mail
airaseosanhiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2018/04/01, 2019/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Assistant Professor
  • 2017/07/01, 2018/03/31, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, Education and Research Assistant Staff
  • 2017/04/01, 2018/03/31, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, Visiting Researcher

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science , Japan, 2013/04, 2017/03
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Biosphere Science , Japan, 2011/04, 2013/03
  • Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan, 2007/04, 2011/03

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University
  • Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Animal life science;Integrative animal science

Research Keywords

  • Animal Welfare
  • Human-Animal Relationships
  • Free-Roaming Cats

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations
  • The Mammal Society of Japan
  • The Ecological Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Society of Pestology
  • Japanese Society of Animal Science
  • Japanese Society of Livestock Management
  • Japanese Society for Applied Animal Behaviour

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Introduction to Field Sciences
  2. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Seminar in Field Science
  3. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Seminar in Dairy Field Science
  4. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Farm Practice
  5. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Academic Year, Graduation Thesis
  6. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Life, food and agricultural education through experimental studies of dairy farming
  7. 2019, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Food education for the university students of early childhood education through farming experience

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Individual Identification of Free-roaming Cats with the Route Census Method at the Old District of Onomichi City in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 34, 39
  2. The Study on Feral Cats at the Old District of Onomichi City, Hiroshima -The Short-term Effect of TNR on Cat Population-, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 37, 36
  3. The Study on Feral Cats at the Old District of Onomichi City, Hiroshima -The Effects of Feeding on Feral Cat Groups-, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 40, 21
  4. The Bright and Dark Sides of Free-roaming Cats Living in the Historic District of Onomichi City -A Follow-up Survey of 204 Cats over 4 Years-, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 43, 41, 201603
  5. Effect of Cat Repellents including Acetic Acid and Isovaleric Acid on Free-roaming Cats, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 44, 42-48, 201608
  6. Repellency of a citral added high polymer absorber containing acetic acid and isovaleric acid to cats, Pestology, 32(1), 1-6, 2017
  7. Study on the Behavior of People toward Free-roaming Cats at a Square of the Old Town Onomichi, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 46, 55
  8. Thinking about a Symbiotic Relation between Human and Animals in Old Town Onomichi -The Present Conditions of Free-roaming Cats in Old Town Onomichi, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 47, 23-30
  9. Study on the foundation of the "Country Farm" focused on children's field education at a local community, Bulletin of Setouchi Field Science Center, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, 15, 13-19, 201710
  10. Three-year route census study on welfare status of free-roaming cats in old-town Onomichi, Japan, Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 21(3), 203-210, 2018
  11. Study on Preventing Damage of Feces of Free-Roaming Cats -The Effect of Placing the Cat Repellents and Cat Toilets on Correction of Excretion Behavior of Cats-, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 49, 37
  12. The effect of public cat toilet provision on elimination habits of ownerless free-roaming cats in old-town Onomichi, Japan, Proceedings of the 52nd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, 128
  13. How dependent are ownerless free-roaming cats on water supplied by voluntary cat caretakers in old-town Onomichi, Japan, Proceedings of the 52nd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, 129
  14. The teaching effectiveness of the food and agricultural education classes for the students belonging to other universities held in the farm attached to Hiroshima University (the educational center of joint credits), Bulletin of Setouchi Field Science Center, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, 16, 13-18
  15. The Present Situation of Japanese University Equestrian Teams and Their Future Tasks -What Do the Japanese University Equestrian Teams Need?-, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 51, 76-82
  16. The Communication of Kindergartners' Acquired Knowledge to Their Guardians in Animal Assisted Education, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 52, 26-26
  17. Study on the Effect of Horse Assisted Education Program for High School Students, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 52, 28-28
  18. Study on Estimation of the Numbers of Wild Boars with Trail Cameras in Nasakejima Island, Kure City in Seto Inland Sea, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 52, 33-33
  19. Study on Population Counting and Welfare Status of Free-Roaming Cats Living in Aoshima Island, Ozu City, Ehime Prefecture, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 52, 34-34
  20. Changes in Awareness of University Students Majoring Pre-School Education and Agriculture toward Animal Welfare after Attending a Summer Course of Food and Agriculture Education Held in Hiroshima University Farm, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 52, 35-35
  21. Effect of long-term feeding on home range siza and colony growth of free-roaming cats at a popular tourist site in Japan, Proceedings of the 53rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, 123-123
  22. A survey of visitors' views on free-roaming cats living in the tourist town of Onomichi, Japan, Proceedings of the 53rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, 209-209
  23. A food and agriculture course to raise awareness of animal welfare in university students majoring in pre-school education, Proceedings of the 53rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, 249-249

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Effect of long-term feeding on home range siza and colony growth of free-roaming cats at a popular tourist site in Japan, Hajime Tanida, Aira Seo and Yuki Koba, The 53rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, 2019/08/06, Without Invitation, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Norway
  2. A survey of visitors' views on free-roaming cats living in the tourist town of Onomichi, Japan, Aira Seo, Stephany Nozomi Ota, Hajime Tanida and Yuki Koba, The 53rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, 2019/08/08, Without Invitation, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Norway
  3. A food and agriculture course to raise awareness of animal welfare in university students majoring in pre-school education, Yuki Koba, Aira Seo and Hajime Tanida, The 53rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, 2019/08/06, Without Invitation, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Norway
  4. Individual Identification of Free-roaming Cats with the Route Census Method at the Old District of Onomichi City in Hiroshima Prefecture, Aira Seo, Hajime Tanida, The 19th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2013/03/10, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Tokyo University, Tokyo
  5. The Study on Feral Cats at the Old District of Onomichi City, Hiroshima -The Short-term Effect of TNR on Cat Population-, Aira Seo, Aya Iwamoto and Hajime Tanida, The 20th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2014/03/08, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Tokyo University, Tokyo
  6. The Study on Feral Cats at the Old District of Onomichi City, Hiroshima -The Effects of Feeding on Feral Cat Groups-, Aira Seo, Hajime Tanida, The 21st Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2015/03/07, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Tokyo University, Tokyo
  7. Free-roaming cat populations in Onomichi City, Hiroshima, Japan: Comparison between uptown and downtown areas, Aira Seo, Hajime Tanida, 49th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, 2015/09/14, Without Invitation, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Hokkaido University, Sapporo
  8. The Bright and Dark Sides of Free-roaming Cats Living in the Historic District of Onomichi City -A Follow-up Survey of 204 Cats over 4 Years-, Aira Seo, Hajime Tanida, The 22nd Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2016/03/05, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Tokyo University, Tokyo
  9. Thinking about a Symbiotic Relation between Human and Animals in Old Town Onomichi -The Present Conditions of Free-roaming Cats in Old Town Onomichi, Aira Seo, The Autumn Symposium 2016 in Hiroshima, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2016/11/27, With Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Myosenji Temple, Onomichi
  10. Study on the Behavior of People toward Free-roaming Cats at a Square of the Old Town Onomichi, Aira Seo, Hajime Tanida, Akira Yagi, Serina Kato, Mai Yoshikuni, Yuuka Aoyama, Naru Uosaki and Asami Kawasumi, The 23rd Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2017/03/05, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Tokyo University, Tokyo
  11. Study on the Effect of Animal Assisted Education for Kindergartners on Their Guardians, Natsumi Osaki, Hajime Tanida, Yuki Koba, Aira Seo, Kenji Takada and Akira Hashimoto, The 24th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2018/03/03, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Keio University, Tokyo
  12. Study on Preventing Damage of Feces of Free-Roaming Cats -The Effect of Placing the Cat Repellents and Cat Toilets on Correction of Excretion Behavior of Cats-, Aira Seo, Ayako Kumagai and Hajime Tanida, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2018/03/04, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Keio University, Tokyo
  13. The effect of public cat toilet provision on elimination habits of ownerless free-roaming cats in old-town Onomichi, Japan, Aira Seo, Hajime Tanida, The 52nd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, 2018/08/01, Without Invitation, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Prince Edward Island University, Canada
  14. How dependent are ownerless free-roaming cats on water supplied by voluntary cat caretakers in old-town Onomichi, Japan?, Hajime Tanida, Aira Seo, The 52nd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, 2018/08/01, Without Invitation, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Prince Edward Island University, Canada
  15. The Communication of Kindergartners' Acquired Knowledge to Their Guardians in Animal Assisted Education, Mika Matsui, Yuki Koba, Aira Seo, Kenji Takada, Natsumi Osaki, Akira Hashimoto and Hajime Tanida, The 25th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2019/03/09, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Keio University, Tokyo
  16. Study on the Effect of Horse Assisted Education Program for High School Students, Saki Kakumoto, Miyu Ikawa, Aika Unemoto, Risa Shibasaki, Kouzo Baba, Takafumi Hirai, Yuki Kanbara, Sachi Minamino, Aira Seo and Hajime Tanida, The 25th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2019/03/09, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Keio University, Tokyo
  17. Study on Estimation of the Numbers of Wild Boars with Trail Cameras in Nasakejima Island, Kure City in Seto Inland Sea, Yuka Takamiya, Haruki Tsuji, Qi Zhu, Aira Seo and Hajime Tanida, The 25th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2019/03/09, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Keio University, Tokyo
  18. Study on Population Counting and Welfare Status of Free-Roaming Cats Living in Aoshima Island, Ozu City, Ehime Prefecture, Haruki Tsuji, Qi Zhu, Aira Seo and Hajime Tanida, The 25th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2019/03/09, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Keio University, Tokyo
  19. Changes in Awareness of University Students Majoring Pre-School Education and Agriculture toward Animal Welfare after Attending a Summer Course of Food and Agriculture Education Held in Hiroshima University Farm, Aira Seo, Yuka Takamiya, Qi Zhu, Haruki Tsuji, Yuki Koba and Hajime Tanida, The 25th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2019/03/09, Without Invitation, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Keio University, Tokyo