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Science in the Service of Animal Welfare

Developing and promoting improvements in the welfare of farm, companion, laboratory, captive wild animals and those with which we interact in the wild, through scientific and educational activity.

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UFAW LINKS scheme updates

Our LINKS scheme is an international outreach initiative encouraging engagement with animal welfare science at a global network of participating universities and colleges.

The aim of the scheme is two-fold. Firstly, it ensures that students and staff at participating institutions remain up-to-date with UFAW’s ongoing activities, grants and other opportunities. For example, at Makerere University, Uganda:

21 November 2023

Interview with Author Clare Palmer – Wildlife Ethics: The Ethics of Wildlife Management and Conservation

Following the publication of the latest book in the UFAW/Wiley-Blackwell book series, Wildlife Ethics: The Ethics of Wildlife Management and Conservation, we spoke to one of the authors, Clare Palmer. Clare is the George T. and Gladys H. Abell Professor of Liberal Arts & Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University in the USA.  

17 November 2023

UFAW LINKS scheme supports animal welfare event at Egerton University, Kenya

In September 2023, UFAW supported an animal welfare seminar organised by the Animal Welfare Club at Egerton University, Kenya. Whilst the Animal Welfare Club has been in existence for some time, the organisers hoped that their recent affiliation with the UFAW LINKS scheme would help to invigorate the club and allow them to be more active within the university community.

8 November 2023

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UFAW International Animal Welfare Conference 2024

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10 – 11 July 2024

UFAW Student Scholarship Scheme

The UFAW Animal Welfare Student Scholarship Scheme 2024 is now open for applications

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