WELCOME TO THE NETWORK
Welcome to the BBSRC-UFAW Animal Welfare Research Network (AWRN) website. The Network is co-funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW).
It aims to bring together the UK animal welfare research community, researchers in related areas, and stakeholders with interests in animal welfare, to identify important research topics, increase collaboration, and support and encourage research activities.
Current Research Findings
Specific broiler chicken behaviour is associated with later welfare outcomes and should be incorporated into welfare assessment
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Events and Workshops
Latest from our Blog
How Happy are Equine Athletes? Assessing Equine Quality of Life in Equestrian Sporting Disciplines Online workshop - 30th March 2021 The aim of this workshop was to provide a platform for discussion and collaboration between representatives of the equestrian sporting disciplines and ...Read more >
Dr Grace Carroll1 and Dr Mary Baxter2 1 Animal Behaviour Centre, School of Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast, David Keir Building, 18-30 Malone Road, Belfast BT95BN. 2 Institute for Global Food Security, Northern Ireland Technology Centre, Queens University Belfast, Malone Road, Belfast ...Read more >
Report on “Novel minimally invasive tools to investigate animal behaviour and welfare” workshop Angela Kerton1 and Jordi L.Tremoleda2, 3 1The Learning Curve (Development); 2The Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine, 3Biological Services. London. The Novel minimally invasive tools to ...Read more >