An opportunity for PhD students and Postdocs to learn
about prenatal and early life effects on damaging behavior, to discuss the
latest science and make new European connections.
Where and when?
Basque Country, Spain, November 6-8, 2017.
Agraria Derio (School of Agriculture), Basque Country, Spain
Mon 6th Nov: 'Mechanisms'
to damaging behaviour in laying hens and pigs
Fundamental mechanisms leading to behavioural and
brain changes in animals
Mechanisms of prenatal
Evening: Cocktail mixing
Tues 7th Nov: 'Development'
Maternal and early life effects in hens and pigs
Prenatal effects on feather pecking
Development of damaging behaviours in pigs
Wed 8th Nov: 'The way forward!'
Prevention strategies in hens and pigs, working
examples and discussions on the way forward
Elske de Haas
Ron de Kloet
Who can attend?
training school targets PhD-students and early stage researchers (less than 8
years since completion of PhD-degree) from Cost countries, but is open to anyone interested in the
subject. For more information see COST Vademecum page 24 and 25.
What does the training school cost?
course is free of charge for accepted trainees: up to a maximum of 30 people, will
be reimbursed on average €675 for travel, accommodation and meals. For more information, please see page 25 of the COST Vademecum.