FAWEC

Farm Animal Welfare Education CentreFAWEC (Farm Animal Welfare Education Centre) has been created by the Animal Nutrition and Welfare Service (SNiBA) of the Department of Animal and Food Science of the School of Veterinary Science at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

The main objective of FAWEC is to produce educational resources on farm animal welfare and to run theoretical and practical training courses on dairy cattle and pig welfare.

Xavier Manteca

Xavier Manteca

Xavier Manteca obtained his BVSc and his PhD at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and his MSc on Applied Animal behaviour and Animal Welfare at the University of Edinburgh (Scotland). Diplomate of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM). Currently, he is professor at the Department of Animal and Food Science of the School of Veterinary Science at the UAB, where he teaches animal behaviour and animal welfare.

His main research interests are in the field of farm animal behaviour and welfare. He has been member of various working groups of the Panel on Animal Health and Welfare of the European Food Safety Authority and has published around 100 articles in prestigious international journals.

Déborah Temple

Déborah Temple

Déborah Temple obtained her BVSc at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) where she also obtained her MSc in Veterinary Research and Food Science. She then did her PhD at the Institute of Food and Agricultural Research (IRTA) and the UAB. Diplomate of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM). She is currently working as a research scientist on behaviour and welfare of farm animals at the Department of Animal and Food Science of the School of Veterinary Science at the UAB.

Eva Mainau

Eva Mainau

Eva Mainau obtained her BVSc at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), where she also obtained her MSc in Veterinary Research and Food Science. She obtained her PhD in Veterinary Sciences at the UAB and worked as a researcher in the Institute of Food and Agricultural Research (IRTA). Diplomate of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM). She is currently working as a research scientist on behaviour and welfare of farm animals at the Department of Animal and Food Science of the School of Veterinary Science at the UAB.

 

 

Pol Llonch

Pol Llonch Obiols graduated in veterinary science at the Autonomous University (UAB) of Barcelona in 2007 where he also completed the MSc on Veterinary and Food Science. Afterwards, he joined the Animal Welfare Group at the Institute of Food and Agricultural Research (IRTA) to complete his doctoral studies. After obtaining his PhD, he worked for three years as a postdoctoral researcher at Warwick University and the Scotland's Rural College (SRUC). Diplomate of the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine (ECAWBM). He is currently working as a researcher at the Department of Animal and Food Science of the school of veterinary science at the UAB.

His research interests are the study of animal welfare during transport and at slaughterhouse. Recently, he also worked on the study of the impact of livestock on the environment and its relationship with animal behaviour and welfare, having published more than 25 articles in scientific and knowledge transfer journals.

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Farm Animal Welfare Education Centre
Dr. Xavier Manteca Vilanova
Dra. Eva Mainau Brunsó
Dra. Déborah Temple

Tel: +34 93 581 1647 | +34 93 581 1352
Fax: +34 93 581 14 94
email: info@fawec.org

 

Farm Animal Welfare Education Centre
Departament de Ciència Animal i dels Aliments, VO-135 Edifici V - Campus UAB -
08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona - Spain) 

 

 Servicio de Nutrición y Bienestar Animal (SNIBA)  Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

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