As part of its endeavours to encourage high quality science likely to lead to substantial advances in animal welfare UFAW runs a number of student scholarship schemes. The UFAW Animal Welfare Research Training Scholarship is a larger award up to a maximum of £100,000, made to enable a promising veterinary or science graduate to undertake a programme of research leading to a degree at the doctoral level. UFAW is particularly interested in the following fields:
  • development of approaches to eliminate or alleviate significant welfare problems in farmed animals
  • development of methodologies aimed at elucidation of the neurological basis of sentience in animals
  • development of methods of welfare / quality of life assessment, including

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