Welcome to the UK Animal Welfare Research Network (AWRN) website. The Network is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

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.

Latest from our Blog

Report on Resilience and Self-Confidence Workshop

    written by Kate Norman     The first day focused on self-confidence and was run by a trainer from Vox coaching. This was an interactive session where the group took part in activities to develop communication skills. It started off by looking at ...Read more >

Report on the Third Annual Meeting of the AWRN

Birmingham Hilton Metropole - Monday 3rd to Tuesday 4th September     Day 1 - Monday 3rd September: Industry Linked Day on Automatic Monitoring   The topic of automatic monitoring of animal welfare proved a popular one and the 100 spaces at the event were all ...Read more >

Report on the thermography workshop

        Report on the thermography workshop 6th September 2018   Written by Helena Telkänranta   The AWRN workshop “Infrared thermography in the study of animal emotions, physiology and health” took place on 6 September 2018 at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh. The workshop was organised ...Read more >