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PVS0155

Animal Welfare and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The course will include 4 days (3 nights) physical meeting in Uppsala, but also reading and individual project work before and after the meeting. It will include workshops and student activating learning activities, and be structured according to the SLU Education on Sustainable Development (ESD) 5 learning competences (system thinking, anticipatory, normative, strategic and interpersonal

competences). Activities will include interactions and cross‐disciplinary knowledge transfer with other students and at least three internationally well‐known researchers, at least one working with

animal welfare and one working with sustainable development. Although having its primary focus on farm animals, the course will be relevant to students working with all categories of animals.

Kursplan

PVS0155 Animal Welfare and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, 3,0 Hp

Ämnen

Husdjursvetenskap

Utbildningens nivå

Forskarnivå

Förkunskapskrav

Admitted to a postgraduate program in animal science, biology, veterinary medicine, food science, nutrition, nursing, or related subjects, or to a residency program in veterinary science

Mål

After completing the course the PhD students shall be able to:

‐ Assess relationships between animal welfare and the UN sustainable development goals and

integrate animal welfare issues with their relevant sustainable development goals.

‐ Relate their own research to animal welfare and the UN sustainable development goals.

‐ Map and present some major knowledge gaps related to animal welfare and sustainable

development.

‐ Actively participate in cross‐disciplinary discussions on future challenges and solutions

related to animal welfare and sustainable development.

Innehåll

The course will include 4 days (3 nights) physical meeting in Uppsala, but also reading and individual project work before and after the meeting. It will include workshops and student activating learning activities, and be structured according to the SLU Education on Sustainable Development (ESD) 5 learning competences (system thinking, anticipatory, normative, strategic and interpersonal

competences). Activities will include interactions and cross‐disciplinary knowledge transfer with other students and at least three internationally well‐known researchers, at least one working with

animal welfare and one working with sustainable development. Although having its primary focus on farm animals, the course will be relevant to students working with all categories of animals.

Examinationsformer och fordringar för godkänd kurs

Written report after the course.

Ytterligare information

The week of physical meeting in Uppsala and practical work during a total of 10 days are obligatory.



DUE TO THE PANDEMIC THE COURSE WILL TAKE PLACE DIGITALLY VIA ZOOM

Ansvarig institution/motsvarande

Institutionen för Husdjurens miljö och hälsa