Supported by Humane Society International (HSI) and the University of
Queensland Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics
An annual $10,000 scholarship to support
research into improving farm animal welfare has been launched.
The Rosalind Dixon Memorial Scholarship for Farm Animal Welfare Research
is supported by The University of Queensland (UQ) Centre for Animal Welfare and
Ethics and the Humane Society International.
Coordinated by UQ's Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, the scholarship is
available to students undertaking Honours or postgraduate research
into issues in intensive farming at any Australian university.
The scholarship was donated by Garth Dixon, in memory of his wife Rosalind
Dixon. Mr and Mrs Dixon have made a long-standing contribution to the
preservation of native vegetation in NSW.
The scholarship will be awarded each year, providing an ongoing and positive
impact on improving the welfare of farm animals.
could lead to eliminating practices that impact on an animal's ability to
express natural behaviors such as, nurturing their young;
interacting with their herd or flock; freedom for movement and exercise; minimizing stress in their environment and handling and alternatives to
close on Tuesday, 30 August 2011. Click
here for a copy of the application form, or for more information contact
Professor Clive Phillips of the UQ Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics.
Clive Phillips, Chair of Animal Welfare
Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics
School of Veterinary Science
University of Queensland
Ph: +61 7 5460 1158
Mob: 0406 340 133
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