St Catharine’s Emeritus Fellow, Professor Donald Broom, to lecture on animal welfare during CAWSEL 2018

We are pleased to announce that Courses on Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law (CAWSEL) is returning to St. Catharine’s College for its 2018 edition and registrations are now open: . The Courses will take place between the 9th and 21st of September 2018 in the Junior Combination Room (JCR).

15 experts in the field of animal welfare, all eminent academics and professionals, are involved in delivering the material over the two weeks, through a combination of lectures, videos and discussions. Amongst them is Professor Donald Broom, Colleen Macleod Professor of Animal Welfare at the Centre for Animal Welfare and Anthrozoology part of the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, well known in the field as the first Professor of Animal Welfare in the world (appointed in 1986). Professor Broom has lectured on animal welfare in 43 countries and is the author of over 200 refereed scientific papers and seven books.

CAWSEL remains faithful to its legacy of over 20 years by providing the right platform for animal welfare knowledge and expertise to be shared through intensive lectures, discussions and social interaction with animal welfare professors, practitioners and enthusiasts alike.

CAWSEL is comprised of four Courses aimed at veterinarians, veterinary nurses, animal welfare researchers, animal science researchers, FE, HE, Masters or PhD students and animal charity workers or campaigners. Delegates can choose to attend as many Courses as they wish, all being taught and priced individually. Historically, the courses have attracted students from over 25 countries world-wide.

Early Bird rates are available until April 30th and funding can be accessed through the Douglas Houghton Memorial Fund. We take online registrations only for all four Courses.

The course will take place in the Junior Combination Room (JCR) of St. Catharine’s College. Find out more including fees, available grants and full timetable on our official website:

For more information on this course, contact Rose Padmore or Madalina Marincas at Opening Doors & Venues, the appointed organisers:

Tel: +44 (0) 1562 731788 / +44 (0) 7835 972 689


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