AWSELVA Autumn Conference 2011: How is Research Improving Animal Welfare?

19th November 2011
University of Edinburgh
Easter Bush Campus
Edinburgh
EH25 9RG
United Kingdom

Leading international speakers, including Professor Peter Sandoe (University of Copenhagen), considered the ethics of animal welfare research and updated on current projects aiming to improve the lives of companion, farmed and other animals around the world.

9:30 - 10:00
Coffee and registration
10:00 - 10:30
The ethics of animal welfare research, Peter Sandoe
10:30 - 11:00
International animal welfare - an evidence-based approach, Heather Bacon
11:00 - 11:30
Tea and coffee
11:30 - 12:00
Aggression in pigs, Rick D'Eath
12:00 - 12:30
Transport of pigs, Malcolm Mitchell
12:30 - 12:45
What is the Jeanne Marchig Centre? Natalie Waran
12:45 - 13:45
Lunch
13:45 - 14:15
Are the UK's companion animals healthy and happy? Sean Wensley
14:15 - 14:45
Promoting a duty of care to young people, Jo Williams
14:45 - 15:15
Tea and coffee
15:15 - 15:45
Whole house gassing of poultry, Nick Sparks
15:45 - 16:15
Assessing welfare on farm using behavioural measures, Marie Haskell
16:15
Panel discussion. Chair: Ed Varley