Follow all the latest news and updates from the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education (JMICAWE) in Edinburgh.
The Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education aim is to strive towards improving the quality of life for all animals through education, training and by influencing policy at the highest level.
Monday, 14 July 2014
MOOC LIVE TODAY!
Today is the launch day of our MOOC and we are all very
excited here at R(D)SVS.
It’s not too late to join us either. Our 5 week course already
has over 25,000 people signed up from over 150 different countries, so you will
be part of a wide and exciting learning community lead by our expert Animal Welfare
team here at the University of Edinburgh and SRUC.
is often an emotive subject provoking heated debates and sometimes radical
action. However it is also a challenging science based subject that involves
consideration of animal emotions and how we can best understand the world from
the perspective of a different species.
Through a free
online course, animal behaviour and welfare experts from the Jeanne Marchig
International Animal Welfare Centre at the University of Edinburgh, will
provide knowledge and understanding about the application of animal behaviour
and the science of animal welfare. This will ensure that viewers are better
equipped to argue for or against a specific issue relating to animal care,
management or use, using a rigorous, evidence based approach.