Register here by 12:00pm EDT on Oct 27th to receive Zoom link. Link will be sent out in advance of the talk. Human-directed behaviour in farm animals - the goats who stare at scientists, Christian Nawroth, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany.
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For the last 20 years, the OVC Animal Welfare Club has put together an annual Forum with speakers addressing the various conceptions of animal welfare. This year the event will be virtual and delivered as short lunchtime seminars every Tuesday from Oct 20-Nov 10 from 12:30-1:30pm. The list of speakers and their topics are below.
Note: This seminar will be delivered via a Zoom Meeting. Register here by noon, Sept 29th, to receive the link. The link will be sent out that afternoon.
Dear CCSAW students, faculty and followers,
OE3C is student-run and student-focused, aiming to give young researchers the opportunity to practice their communication skills, gain feedback on their work, and network with local experts and peers. Each year, we also host a number of plenary speakers who present their cutting edge research; for 2020, we have Liana Zanette from Western University, Sigal Balshine from McMaster University, Melissa Bateson from Newcastle University, and Scott Taylor from the University of Colorado Boulder scheduled to talk.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS. WE WILL AIM TO RESCHEDULE THIS EVENT IN THE FALL SEMESTER.
Katy Proudfoot is an Associate Professor and Director of the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island. She obtained her MSc and PhD from the Animal Welfare Program at the University of British Columbia, where her work focused on the behaviour and housing of cows during the period around calving. Katy will be discussing her research on the maternal behaviour of dairy cows and methods to improve the design of calving areas.
Dr. Kendra Coulter holds the Chancellor's Chair for Research Excellence and is chair of the department of labour studies at Brock University. She is a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and a member of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. She is the author of Animals, Work, and the Promise of Interspecies Solidarity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) and the co-editor (with Charlotte Blattner and Will Kymlicka) of Animal Labour: A New Frontier of Interpecies Justice? (Oxford University Press, 2020). Dr.
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