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2018.07.09 | PhD Course

Department of Animal Science offers a PhD course on Interpretation of animal stress responses

The PhD course provides a solid background of the theory and research in stress biology via lecture by leading researchers within the field.

2018.03.09 | PhD defense

Steroid Hormones, Fearfulness and Performance in Sport Horses- Rikke Munk will have her PhD defence on March 16 at AU Folum

Rikke Munk researched how being in a stressful competition environment influences the salivary cortisol concentration in young competition horses. The new research findings contribute to the understanding of the influence of a competition environment on salivary cortisol concentration in young sport horses.

[Translate to English:] Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen offer a residential PhD course on Animal Pain in March 2018. Photo by Pierpaolo Di Giminiani, University of Newcastle

2017.09.13 | Anis

Ph.d. course: Animal Pain

Aarhus University and University of Copenhagen offer a residential PhD course on Animal Pain aiming to give PhD students an overview of the concept of animal pain from a biological perspective. Deadline for registration is 1 December 2017.

The main theme of this year’s ISAE conference was “Understanding animal behaviour”. In total, three hundred researchers and other interested parties participated from 41 countries. Photo: Linda S. Sørensen.

2017.09.20 | Anis

Animal behaviour and welfare scrutinised in Aarhus

From 7-10 August, Aarhus University hosted the yearly conference in International Society for Applied Ethology (ISAE). Therefore, researchers from all over the world gathered in Aarhus to share and discuss new knowledge of animal behaviour.

2017.06.08 | Anis

Animal Welfare Conference in Copenhagen, October 2017

Come and join the two day conference on Animal Welfare in Copenhagen on October 3 and 4 2017. Themes are consumer-driven animal welfare and animal based welfare indicators. Two scientists from Department of Animal Science will give a talk on "farmers perceptions of animal welfare" and "Investing in cow-welfare".

2017.06.07 | Anis

Conference on animal behaviour in Aarhus, Denmark

Everybody working professionally with animal husbandry within the fields of housing and management has the chance of acquiring interesting and useful knowledge in August when Aarhus University is hosting an international scientific conference with the theme "Understanding animal behaviour".

Janne Winther Christensen will hold the title of Vice President for two years, at which point she will automatically become President of the organization.

2015.08.26 | Anis

Scientist from Aarhus University elected president of international equine organization

Associate Professor Janne Winter Christensen from the Department of Animal Science has been elected Vice President of the International Society for Equitation Science (ISES). The organization is working to improve the welfare of horses by promoting research and knowledge about training methods and the horse-rider relationship

Aarhus University recently organised a successful international conference on horse behaviour.  Photo: Colourbox

2014.10.09 | DCA

Knowledge on horse behaviour rounded up in new report

Scientists from several continents came to Denmark to share their knowledge and experience on stress and learning in horses. The many nuggets of wisdom have been gathered in a report published by DCA - Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture.

Photo: Jens Malmkvist

2014.07.30 | DCA

Horse conference attracts scientists from all over the world

Scientists from several continents are making their way to Denmark for when the doors open for the 10th International Equitation Science Conference. Scientists from Aarhus University are organising the event in Denmark.

Horse coordinator

Associate Professor Janne Winther Christensen

Department of Animal Science, Behaviour and stressbiology.

Contact info

EVENTS

Mon 26 Nov
00:00-00:00 | Vingsted Hotel and Conference Centre, Denmark
PhD course: Interpretation of animal stress responses
The PhD course provides a solid background of the theory and research in stress biology via lecture by leading researchers within the field. Deadline for registration: 15 September 2018