Dr. Ruth Newberry, Professor of Ethology in the Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, will deliver a seminar on assessing positive welfare in chickens. Ruth's research is focused on behavioural development, environmental enrichment and play behaviour. She and her students have conducted studies on a variety of species including dogs, cats, pigs, goats, chickens, turkeys, clouded leopards, grizzly bears, laboratory rats and mice.
Join us for our Annual Symposium! This popular event will be held on Wednesday May 10th, in Room 1800 Pathobiology/AHL. Our symposium showcases a wide range of topics related to animal welfare, animal ethics and the role of animals in society. Research talks run all day, and posters are presented. Learn more.
Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation: Welfare and Ethical Considerations, Dr. Sherri Cox, Executive Director of Research Innovation at the University of Guelph. Learn more
ACS 2.0: Emphasizing the "Services" in Animal Care Services, Dr. Marcus Litman, Thursday Feb 23rd, Rm 1800 Patho/AHL, 12:30-1:30pm. Learn more. This talk will be taped and available on our YouTube channel. Coffee and treats will be served in the seminar room! All are welcome to attend!