Call for Workshops 2017 / 2018

  The vision of the AWRN is to foster enhanced collaboration and cohesion within the animal... >>

Report on the Positive Welfare Workshop

By Annie Rayner     The AWRN Workshop held at SRUC Edinburgh on the 11th of May 2017... >>

Cross-modal recognition of familiar conspecifics in goats

This article by Benjamin Pitcher and co-authored by AWRN members Alan McElligott and Luigi Baciadonna,... >>

Analysis of Factors Relating to Companion Rabbits Relinquished to Two United Kingdom Rehoming Centers

A new study, just published in the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, explores the... >>

Activity reduced by noxious chemical stimulation is ameliorated by immersion in analgesic drugs in zebrafish

This study, by Lynne Sneddon and her colleagues at the University of Liverpool, explored whether unprotected... >>

Why goats stare at men and its impact on human–animal interactions

  A new review article in Small Ruminant Research outlines recent advances in the area of... >>

“Here’s looking at you kid!” Goats know when they’re in the spotlight

  This research by Christian Nawroth and Alan McElligott investigated whether goats are sensitive to a... >>

Report on the Second Annual Meeting of AWRN

             Summary of the Meeting   The Second Annual Meeting of the AWRN aimed to build on the... >>

Report on BBSRC-funded Grant Writing and Reviewing Workshop

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Improving quality of science through better animal welfare: the NC3Rs strategy

The NC3Rs strategy for improving the welfare of research animals has been published in a... >>