After being cancelled last year due to COVID-19, the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare (CCSAW) Annual Research Symposium is back! To ease being on-line for too long, a number of our students have prepared Three Minute Thesis (3MT) style presentations.
How has Coronavirus and social distancing affected puppy socialization, canine behaviour and the human-animal relationship? Join Quinn on April 6th at 2:00pm - 3:00pm Meeting on Microsoft Teams. Click here to attend meeting!
Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It’s So Hard to Think Straight About Animals, a book by by Dr. Hal Herzog, Professor Emeritus, Western Carolina University will be discussed with Dr. Mike von Massow, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Guelph.
Thinking and communicating about farm animal welfare: "de-polarizing" stakeholder views and why this matters, by Dr. Beth Ventura
James Danckert is a professor of cognitive neuroscience at the University of Waterloo where he studies boredom, mental model updating and the consequences of stroke for visual attention and decision making. Boredom is a ubiquitous human experience that we often dismiss as trivial. But it is far from it, with boredom proneness associated with higher rates of depression and anxiety, and increased drug and alcohol abuse, among many other ills. I will argue that, in part, boredom represents a threat to our sense of agency, the belief that we are the authors of our own lives.
Are you interested in Animal Behaviour and Welfare and considering graduate studies?
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'Labels and Fables: How misleading Claims on animal products harm farm animals, and what consumers can do to drive change’ by Daisy Freund. Daisy Freund is the senior manager of the ASPCA’s Farm Animal Welfare program. In her role, Daisy works to raise public awareness about farming practices and improve the lives of farm animals in the U.S. through consumer education, legislative advocacy, and support for higher welfare farming methods.
The CCSAW Student Chapter invites undergraduate students to join an evening panel to learn about Animal Behaviour and Welfare graduate programs. Ask your questions, and hear about what professors are looking for and what grad school is really like! To rsvp and receive the meeting link, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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