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</o:shapelayout></xml><![endif]--></head><body lang=EN-GB link=blue vlink=purple><div class=WordSection1><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'>Please find attached details of the UFAW</span><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'> animal welfare student scholarship meeting, with many interesting talks. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'>This is a free meeting, but it is important you let Steve know if you plan to go to it (see message below).<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'>It&#8217;s a packed week:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'>On Wednesday we have <b>Dr Jim Anderson</b> with a presentation entitled: Monkeys judge reciprocity between humans<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'>5.30pm &#8211; in 3A94, Cottrell Building.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'>On Thursday we have <b>Dr Susanne Schultz</b> (Oxford University) presenting on<b>: </b>Investigating evolutionary trends in brain size and architecture (4pm, 3A94)<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'>Later on Thursday <b>Prof Andy Whiten</b> (St Andrews University) is talking at Edinburgh Zoo (7.30pm) in the Living Links to Human Health, Mind, and Medicine lecture series <o:p></o:p></span></p><p><i><span lang=EN style='font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:#1F497D'>20<sup>th</sup> October 2011 &#8211; </span></i><em><span lang=EN style='font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:#1F497D;font-style:normal'>&#8220;Culturally transmitted information, nutrition and health in the great apes&#8221;</span></em><i><span lang=EN style='font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:#1F497D'> by Professor Andrew Whiten, University of St Andrews.&nbsp; Professor Whiten is Scientific Director of the Living Links Centre and an international authority on social learning and culture in human and non-human primates.&nbsp; This talk will also give an overview of what the talk series is about.<o:p></o:p></span></i></p><p><span lang=EN style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>We have no BERG talks the following week as it is our mid semester break, but note:<o:p></o:p></span></p><p><i><span lang=EN style='font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:#1F497D'>27<sup>th</sup> October 2011 &#8211; &#8220;</span></i><em><span lang=EN style='font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:#1F497D;font-style:normal'>Putting our past into the present: the emerging field of evolutionary medicine&#8221;</span></em><i><span lang=EN style='font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:#1F497D'> by <b>Professor Gillian Bentley</b>, Durham University.&nbsp; Professor Bentley is a leader in this field in the UK.&nbsp; Her theme is that many sources of our illness and health may be better understood using an evolutionary perspective, with the implications this yet to be fully recognised and exploited by modern medicine.<o:p></o:p></span></i></p><p><i><span lang=EN style='font-family:"Cambria","serif";color:#1F497D'>If you are planning to go please let us know at BERG in case a car share is possible. See here for how to get your ticket (3). <o:p></o:p></span></i></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'><a href="http://rzss.wordpress.com/2011/09/09/living-links-to-human-health-mind-and-medicine/"><span style='color:#1F497D'>http://rzss.wordpress.com/2011/09/09/living-links-to-human-health-mind-and-medicine/</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'>Hannah<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'>If you wish to subscribe (or unsubscribe) to the BERG mailing list please follow instructions here:<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=yiv1063972232msoplaintext><span style='font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><a href="http://lists.stir.ac.uk/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/berg" target="_blank"><span style='color:#1F497D'>http://lists.stir.ac.uk/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/berg</span></a></span><span style='color:#1F497D'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><div><div style='border:none;border-top:solid #B5C4DF 1.0pt;padding:3.0pt 0cm 0cm 0cm'><p class=MsoNormal><b><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> Stephen Wickens [mailto:wickens@ufaw.org.uk] <br><b>Sent:</b> 14 October 2011 09:45<br><b>Subject:</b> UFAW link and animal welfare student scholarship meeting, 7th December University of Cambridge 2012<o:p></o:p></span></p></div></div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>Dear UFAW link,<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>Please find attached the programme for our forthcoming UFAW animal welfare student scholarship meeting, which this year is very kindly being hosted by Dr David Williams at the Department of Veterinary Medicine at Cambridge. I would be grateful if you could make your colleagues and students aware of it.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>As usual, this meeting will feature talks from those students who were awarded UFAW animal welfare student scholarships in 2011 and a couple of guest speakers, Dr Louise Buckley (Harper Adams) on broiler breeders and assessing their hunger and Rowena Packer (RVC) on breathing problems in brachycephalic breeds of dog. These meetings are free and open to all who wish to attend, with lunch and refreshments provided. If you or any of your students are thinking of attending however I would be grateful if they could let me know in advance so that I can ensure sufficient catering is laid on. <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>Hope to see some of you at the meeting.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>Thank you for your support of UFAW and the promotion of animal welfare science.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>Regards,<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>Steve<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>Stephen Wickens, PhD <br>Development Officer <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>Universities Federation for Animal Welfare <br>The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Herts AL4 8AN, UK <br>Email: </span><a href="mailto:wickens@ufaw.org.uk"><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>wickens@ufaw.org.uk</span></a><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'> <br>Direct tel: +(0)1276 500880 <br>Office: +(0)1582 831818 (tel), 831414 (fax) <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>Registered Charity No 207996 (Registered in England) and Company Limited by Guarantee No 579991</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'> </span><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal style='text-autospace:none'><i><span style='font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) is an independent registered UK charity that works to develop and promote improvements in the welfare of all animals through scientific and educational activity worldwide.<o:p></o:p></span></i></p><p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>Science in the service of animal welfare</span><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'><o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>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