Animal welfare & ethics

Professor Peter Sandøe gave the keynote speech at the RSPCA Australia Scientific Seminar on March 1st.  He was invited to this prestigious event to talk on ‘Animal Welfare - Where does science end and ethics begin?’.  A recording of the lecture in Melbourne is available here.

Recognition for Ph.D bioenergy research at CAB

VC presenting the awardThe University of Nottingham supports a number of Research Priority Groups in order to encourage research in key areas. Orla Shortall won first prize in a poster competition at the June 2011 joint launch event of Integrating Global Society and Science, and Technology and Society groups. She was presented with her prize from Vice-Chancellor Professor David Greenaway. Orla is a PhD student at the Centre for Applied Bioethics, her research focuses on the bioethics of bioenergy, particularly biofuels. Her winning poster can be found here.



Successful international workshop hosted at Nottingham

On the 15th March 2011 The Centre for Applied Bioethics hosted the second in a series of workshops on animals, experimentation and ethics. This event involved staff and postgraduate students from the University of Nottingham, the University of Copenhagen, and the University of Porto.  As well as post-graduate research projects, the workshop discussions link to a number of Centre’s research projects including the EU projects, LUPA and NADIR. We would like to thank all participations for their contributions and lively debate. For more information please contact

Director of the Centre to talk at international conference

Dr Kate Millar has been invited to talk at the International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics, 12th-13th September 2011, London.  As one of 19 international speakers she will talk on Bioethical analysis and its interpretation