Increasing the awareness of animal welfare science is the best way to improve animal welfare
Many of our researcher are university teachers, thus educating academia trough bachelor, MSc and PhD courses is one of their main tasks. We also collaborate with different vocational institutions lecturing animal welfare-related subjects, and lecture for NGOs, authorities, schools etc. interested stakeholders.
We have organized free public seminars "Animal welfare forum" yearly, since 2008. In these seminars were we highlight recent research results and science behind relevant animal welfare issues.
7.8. From peak to tail - mechanisms underlying damaging behaviour in laying hens and pigs
26.8. Workshop on animal ethics for veterinarians (only in Finnish)
4.12. Eläinten hyvinvointifoorumi (Animal welfare forum) 2017 (only in Finnish)
4. - 6.10. Meeting and Webinar on Actions to Prevent Tailbiting and Reduce Tail docking of Pigs
21.-24.11. NOVA & CVM PhD course: Animal welfare from fork to farm
24.11. Welfare Quality Network Seminar
8.12. Eläinten hyvinvointifoorumi (Animal welfare forum) 2016 (only in Finnish)