APBI 317 (3) – ANIMALS USED IN SCIENCE: WELFARE AND ETHICS (previously called APBI 490 Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Laboratory Animal Use). Offered in winter 2019, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-1:50. This course is open to anyone with 3rd or 4th year standing. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the controversial use […]
Animal Welfare Program PhD Student Katie Koralesky was selected as the winner of the Land and Food Systems Graduate Teaching Assistant Awarde based on her commitment and devotion to her role as a Teaching Assistant. Her win was featured on this UBC blog. Congratulations, Katie!!
Animal Welfare Program members Dr Joanna Makowska, Dr Cathy Schuppli, Lucia Améndola, Michael Brunt, Ben Lecorps, and Anna Ratuski presented current research and engaged in discussion surrounding laboratory animal welfare at the CALAS symposium May 26 to 28, 2019, here in Vancouver. The annual meeting of Canadian laboratory animal professionals also involves the Canadian Council […]
Animal Welfare Program students gave 7 presentations at the American Dairy Science Association meeting in Cincinnati this past week. Pictured here are some of our students with Dan Weary and some friends from the UBC’s dairy reproduction research group and Alumni of the Animal Welfare Program.
The UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre is world renowned for its innovative dairy research. With our research we aim to improve the lives of dairy cows in practical ways. We also study how to optimize dairy cattle reproduction on farms. Did you know that calves can be optimistic as well as pessimistic? And that […]
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