Wicks, Dr Deidre

Wicks, Dr Deidre

Director, Voiceless
Honorary Research Associate, Dept of Sociology & Anthropology

University of Newcastle

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Deidre has presented papers at major conferences including the 2005 Compassion in World Farming conference in London and the 2009 and 2012 Minding Animals conferences, held in Newcastle and Utrecht respectively .

Deidre’s work has more recently focused on the application of the path-breaking sociology of ‘silence and denial’ to animal suffering, particularly in the meat and dairy industries.