AIRA SEO

Last Updated :2020/10/16

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

Basic Information

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. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Introduction to Field Sciences
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Seminar in Dairy Field Science
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Farm Practice
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Academic Year, Graduation Thesis

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
  24. ★, The effect of communal litter box provision on the defecation behavior of free-roaming cats in old-town Onomichi, Japan, APPLIED ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR SCIENCE, 224, 202003
  25. Food and Agricultural Education for Undergraduate Students at University Farm of Joint Usage Center Authorized by MEXT-Changes in the Students' Literacy of Dairy Farming and Attitudes toward Animal Welfare-, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 34
  26. The Study on Kindergartners Who Can Not Concentrate on the Animal Assisted Education Lessons, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 32
  27. How Do Stockpersons on a Farm Perceive Dairy Cows?-Consideration for the Welfare of Low Ranked Cows in Group Housing Management-, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 35
  28. Study I: Management of Communally Owned Cats in the Old Town of Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture-Field Study of the Home Range of the Cats using Infrared Cameras and GPS Devices-, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 42
  29. Study II: Management of Communally Owned Cats in the Old Town of Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture-Management of the Feces of the Cats by Providing Communal Litter Boxes-, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 42
  30. Study on Wild Animals Invading Islands of Kure City in the Seto Inland Sea, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 43
  31. Attempt for the Future in the Zoos of the Chugoku District and Welfare Status of the Animals -A Preliminary Survey in "Tokuyama Zoo" and "Tokiwa Zoo" in Yamaguchi Prefecture-, Japanese Journal of Human Animal Relations, 45
  32. The impact of TTVARM on the free-roaming cat demography in the tourist area in Japan, Proceedings of 29th International Society for Anthrozoology, 144
  33. Educational effect on awareness of animal welfare of a hands-on course on food and agriculture, Proceedings of 29th International Society for Anthrozoology, 171-171

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. 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, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Tokyo University, Tokyo
  2. 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, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Tokyo University, Tokyo
  3. 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, English, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Hokkaido University, Sapporo
  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, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Tokyo University, Tokyo
  5. 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, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Tokyo University, Tokyo
  6. 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, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Myosenji Temple, Onomichi
  7. 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, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Tokyo University, Tokyo
  8. 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, English, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Prince Edward Island University, Canada
  9. 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, English, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Prince Edward Island University, Canada
  10. 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, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Keio University, Tokyo
  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-, Aira Seo, Ayako Kumagai and Hajime Tanida, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2018/03/04, Without Invitation, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Keio University, Tokyo
  12. 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, English, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Norway
  13. 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, English, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Norway
  14. 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, English, The International Society for Applied Ethology, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Norway
  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, Japanese, 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, Japanese, 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, Japanese, 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, Japanese, 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, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Keio University, Tokyo
  20. The impact of TTVARM on the free-roaming cat demography in the tourist area in Japan, Hajime Tanida, Aira Seo, Yoshihide Ueda, Yuki Koba, The 29th International Society for Anthrozoology, Virtual Conference, 2020/09/03, Without Invitation, English, The International Society for Applied EthologyInternational Society for Anthrozoology, Virtual Conference
  21. Educational effect on awareness of animal welfare of a hands-on course on food and agriculture, Yuki Koba, Aira Seo, and Hajime Tanida, The 29th International Society for Anthrozoology, Virtual Conference, 2020/09/03, Without Invitation, English, The International Society for Applied EthologyInternational Society for Anthrozoology, Virtual Conference
  22. The Study on Kindergartners Who Can Not Concentrate on the Animal Assisted Education Lessons, Momoka Kishimoto, Yoko Gojyume, Yuki Koba, Aira Seo, Akira Hashimoto, Natsumi Osaki, Hajime Tanida, The 26th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2020/09/12, Without Invitation, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Online
  23. Food and Agricultural Education for Undergraduate Students at University Farm of Joint Usage Center Authorized by MEXT-Changes in the Students' Literacy of Dairy Farming and Attitudes toward Animal Welfare-, Kazuki Asada, Masahiro Maeda, Kaoru Hiyama, Aira Seo, Yuki Koba, Hajime Tanida, The 26th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2020/09/12, Without Invitation, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Online
  24. How Do Stockpersons on a Farm Perceive Dairy Cows?-Consideration for the Welfare of Low Ranked Cows in Group Housing Management-, Kaoru Hiyama, Kenji Morimasa, Aira Seo, Hajime Tanida, The 26th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2020/09/12, Without Invitation, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Online
  25. Study I: Management of Communally Owned Cats in the Old Town of Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture-Field Study of the Home Range of the Cats using Infrared Cameras and GPS Devices-, Qi Zhu, Kaoru Hiyama, Aira Seo, Hajime Tanida, The 26th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2020/09/12, Without Invitation, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Online
  26. Study II: Management of Communally Owned Cats in the Old Town of Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture-Management of the Feces of the Cats by Providing Communal Litter Boxes-, Aira Seo, Kaoru Hiyama, Qi Zhu, Hajime Tanida, The 26th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2020/09/12, Without Invitation, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Online
  27. Study on Wild Animals Invading Islands of Kure City in the Seto Inland Sea, Hiroshima Prefecture, Minori Sakamoto, Haruki Tsuji, Qi Zhu, Kaoru Hiyama, Aira Seo, Hajime Tanida, The 26th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2020/09/12, Without Invitation, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Online
  28. Attempt for the Future in the Zoos of the Chugoku District and Welfare Status of the Animals -A Preliminary Survey in "Tokuyama Zoo" and "Tokiwa Zoo" in Yamaguchi Prefecture-, Masahiro Maeda, Kaoru Hiyama, Aira Seo, Hajime Tanida, The 26th Annual Meeting Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, 2020/09/12, Without Invitation, Japanese, Society for the Study of Human Animal Relations, Online