3:28 pm in Events, News, Veterinary Schools by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Academics receive Queen’s Award at Buckingham Palace for research into food production
Staff and students were invited to Buckingham Palace to collect awards for important research into food production and angriculture both globally and nationally in the UK.
The award includes research into animal welfare, livestock care and animal feed across the world which, as the world’s population of human increases, will mean a demand for more food for animals.
Read more about the research at Nottingham’s Global Food Security website.
1:08 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Three scholarships of up to £1000 up for grabs
The Moredun Foundation is looking to support any vet in pursuing a short term project be that attending a conference abroad, learning new skills or conducting a short research project.
The Moredun scholarship promotes livestock health and welfare in the agricultural industry by providing opportunities for any vets that deal with any area of agricultural welfare, be they vets in practice or students.
To apply for a scholarship visit Moredun. The deadline for applications is 29 February 2012.
1:43 pm in News by Jonathan (Vetstart Editor)
Delegation from the China Animal Disease Control Centre visit Bristol Vet School
The delegation met to discuss research activities and share information on disease control in farm animals. As the agricultural sector in China develops, the need for responsible veterinary practice is paramount.
Dr. Becky Whay, Head of Animal Welfare and Behaviour at the School of Veterinary Science commented:
“Agriculture in China is growing at a phenomenally fast rate and this was a great opportunity for us to share knowledge and experiences about farm animal welfare, control of infectious disease and public health.”