St. Catharine’s College: Course on Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law, Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Through a combination of lectures, videos and discussions, this course is designed to give attendees a solid background in animal welfare science, ethics and law. Past attendees have included veterinarians (working in practice or for government or animal charities), animal welfare researchers
and students, and animal charity workers/campaigners, and have come from a wide variety of countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Cuba, Ethiopia, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, the UK and the USA.

The Course, made up of five Sections, is taught by academics and professionals from many universities and organizations: Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge; Department of Biomedical Science and Biomedical Ethics, University of Birmingham; Department of
Law, University of Aberdeen; Department of Veterinary Science, University of Bristol; Royal Veterinary College, University of London; Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh; Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lincoln; Chester Zoo; Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA); and the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW).

People can book to attend all the sections or just the one(s) they are interested in.

Registration and payment must be received by Wednesday 31 August, 2011.

The form must be sent with a cheque or bank transfer confirmation to:

Dr Anthony L. Podberscek
University of Cambridge
Centre for Animal Welfare & Anthrozoology
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Madingley Road
Cambridge CB3 0ES, UK

For enquiries, either phone (+44 (0)1223 330846) or send an e-mail:

Course on Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law, St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge (UK)


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