National Livestock Wellbeing Seminars

Davies Centre ewe and lambs

The University of Adelaide is hosting livestock wellbeing seminars to bring together the latest in fundamental and applied sciences within the livestock industry.

Join our industry and research partners as we discuss opportunities for the improvement of wellbeing at all stages of life, leading to increased productivity and community support.

Seminar schedule

Our seminars are available online via Zoom at 12:30pm Adelaide (ACST); 1pm east coast; and 11am Perth.

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Date Theme Keynote Snapshot
Tuesday 13 April 2021 Due to unforeseen circumstances, the April seminar has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience. This seminar will now take place in May.
Tuesday 11 May 2021 Genetics of pain and wellbeing Professor John Williams
Professor Mark Hutchinson
University of Adelaide

Dr Daniel Barratt
University of Adelaide

Tuesday 8 June 2021 Climate resilient grazing systems

Cameron Clark
Associate Professor or Livestock Production and Welfare
University of Sydney

Janine Chang Fung Martel 
Nancy Roma Paech Research Associate
University of Sydney
Tuesday 13 July 2021 No Session No Session No Session
Tuesday 10 August 2021 Proposed bid for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Animal Pain Solutions (CAPS) Speakers from University of Adelaide Speakers from University of Adelaide
Tuesday 14 September 2021 Human animal interaction

Lauren Hemsworth, 
Research Fellow, Animal Welfare Science Centre, Faculty of Vet and Ag Sciences, Univ. Melb

Megan Hayes, 
PhD Candidate, Animal Welfare Science Centre, Faculty of Vet and Ag Sciences, Univ. Melb
Tuesday 12 October International Development in Animal Welfare Standards

Zhong-Hong Wu
College of Animal Science & Technology, China Agricultural University

Dr Kris Descovich 
Research Fellow at UQ                                     

Tuesday 9 November 2021 Wild Animal Welfare Ngaio Beausoleil 
Massey University, NZ
Andrea Harvey
Tuesday 14 December 2021 Dairy Cattle Welfare Associate Professor David Beggs
University of Melbourne
Laura Field
University of Melbourne
  No further seminars at this stage TAWC will continue seminars in 2022