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Keep up-to-date with the latest activities of UFAW including announcements about UFAW Awards open for application and the latest book releases.

UFAW LINKS scheme updates

21 November 2023

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:

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

17 November 2023

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.  

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

8 November 2023

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.

UFAW Early Career Researcher nominations open

25 October 2023

Nominations are open for the UFAW Early Career Animal Welfare Researcher of the Year Award! The award is open to students currently studying for a PhD and to individuals within six years of the end of their PhD work.
Nominations close 10 December 2023

Nominations are now open!

25 October 2023

Nominations are open for the UFAW Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Animal Welfare Science! Help us to recognise an individual whose work has significantly benefited animal welfare. Nominations close 10 December 2023

UFAW Annual Report Published

25 October 2023

The 2022-2023 UFAW Annual Report has been published, showcasing our latest work advancing animal welfare science.

We are looking for a Fundraising Manager

14 August 2023

Are you a fundraiser with outstanding relationship-building skills? Or have you previously worked in marketing, customer care or sales and are interested in switching over to the highly rewarding charity sector? If so, read more

UFAW announces 2023 award winners

16 May 2023

The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) has announced its 2023 award winners. The recipients will be presented with their awards, and speak about their work, at the UFAW Online Animal Welfare Conference taking place on 20–21 June 2023.