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2018.11.13 | Anis

Impact of the course of parturition and the thermal environment for piglet survival when sows give birth outdoors

Sarah-Lina Aagaard Schild will defend her PhD thesis at AU Foulum 20 November 2018. The defence will take place in the auditorium at 9h. Everybody is welcome to attend.

2018.11.13 | Anis

Handling challenges of implementing the animal welfare assessment protocol WelFur-Mink on a large scale

PhD defence by Anna Feldberg Marsbøl 20 November 2018 at AU Foulum. Meeting room 2 at 12h. All are welcome.

2018.11.08 | Mink

Nest building in farm mink - an investigation of female mink’s motivation for nest building and its effect on offspring survival

Toke Munk Schou will defend his PhD thesis 13 November 2018 at AU Foulum in the auditorium.. Everybody is welcome.

Rasmus Pedersen revealed a present for the students: a yearly study trip abroad. Photo: Louise Ring

2018.10.25 | Anis

The Agroecology, Food and Environment educations marked 10 year anniversary

Around 100 former and present students as well as Aarhus University employees showed up at "Dyrkbar" to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the Agroecology, Food and Environment educations on 28 September 2018.

2018.10.04 | Anis

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SmartCow is an EU project under the Horizon 2020 programme for the cattle sector. The purpose of the project is to provide free access to leading cattle research facilities in France, Spain, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland and Denmark. The project was launched on 1 February 2018.

Pig pain and welfare researchers met at the IASP world congress to share their knowledge of pigs as production animals as well as animal models. Mette S. Herskin from Aarhus University, Dale Sandercock and Anna Sinclair from Scotland’s Rural College and Cathy Owles from University of Nottingham. 
Mette S. Herskin from Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University on the podium at the world congress in Boston.
One of IASP's many Special Interest Groups (SIGs) focuses on pain in animals and works to integrate animal experimental research across disciplines such as ethology, veterinary science and biomedicine.

2018.10.22 | Anis

AU researcher presented the pig as possible pain model at world congress in Boston

At the world congress in Boston in September organised by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), pain in pigs as a model for humans was part of the programme for the first time. Senior researcher Mette S. Herskin from AU-Foulum was among the speakers in a workshop and a satellite symposium on the use of animal models for…

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