Members of the Scientific Council
Lotta Berg, Chairman, professor, Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish centre for animal welfare Linda Keeling, professor, Department of Animal Environment and Health Mikaela Lindberg
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WOAH Collaborating Centre
The Swedish Centre for Animal Welfare (SCAW), together with the Italian counterpart, IZSAM, forms a joint WOAH Collaborating Centre for animal welfare.
SCAW:s steering group
The steering group consists of 5 regular members from SLU who are qualified researchers. The steering group also has 5 co-opted members representing competent authorities, the Ministry of Enterprise
The National Center for Animal Welfare, SCAW, was established in 2008 to gather expertise, and coordinate activities, in the field of animal welfare. Expert function SCAW regularly responds to
Seminars and courses
SCAW offers a number of seminars and courses focusing on animal welfare.
SCAW is a national center for animal welfare, located at SLU. Our mission is to provide continuing education and to relay scientifically based knowledge to authorities and other actors.
The Scientific Council for animal welfare
The Scientific Council is a risk assessment body for animal welfare. The Council identifies, compiles and evaluates scientific research on animal welfare and related issues, such as economics for
More material on slaughter and killing
EU material In some cases, there are stricter national regulations than in the EU. If Swedish regulations are stricter, these are the ones that apply in Sweden. The EU material below should therefore
A consortium of international partners, coordinated by SCAW, has been appointed to a European Reference Centre for animal welfare for ruminants and equines, EURCAW-RE. The mission of the centre is to
Website of EURCAW- Ruminants & Equines launched
The European Reference Centre for animal welfare for ruminants and equines, EURCAW-RE, has launched its website. The Centre is coordinated by SLU/SCAW and the work is performed together with several
NordCAW (Nordic Network for Communicating Animal Welfare) is a Nordic co-operation to communicate within animal welfare. SCAW is one of the initiators of the project.