The Lower Mainland was hit by a devastating flooding earlier this week that has caused immense loss in our community. British Columbia has declared a state of emergency on Wednesday, and working on the more pressing points such as search and rescue, assessment of roads and railway, and water level control. As the water recedes, […]
Largest robotic milking research facility in North America to open at UBC Dairy Centre featuring GEA robots
Fully robotic milking farm will advance dairy research, attract students and educate public. The following is a news release from GEA, released on June 23, 2021. Naperville, Ill. [June 23, 2021] – The University of British Columbia (UBC) Dairy Education and Research Centre will become the largest robotic milking research facility in North America with […]
Dr. Marina (Nina) von Keyserlingk named new Director of the National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare (NFAHW) Council Board
She is recognized as a leader in Animal Welfare, and will take over from outgoing Director, Dr. David Fraser.
The UFAW Medal recognizes exceptional achievements of individual scientists who have made fundamental contributions to the advancement of animal welfare over a number of years.
Dairy cattle undergo personality changes during puberty much like humans do, according to new research by Professor Marina von Keyserlingk.
Professor Emeritus and founding director of the UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre received the BC Dairy Industry Achievement Award from the BC Dairy Historical Society.
von Keyserlingk was recognized for her outstanding academic contributions in the field of Sustainably Produced Food of Animal Origin.
Benjamin Lecorps, a PhD student in UBC’s animal welfare program, was lead author of the latest study published Nov. 5 in Scientific Reports.
New research finds mechanical brushes aren’t just a spa amenity for dairy cows — they’re important to the animal’s well-being
Christine is completing her PhD in the Animal Welfare Program at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Her research focuses on how dairy farmers and veterinarians can cooperate to improve calf welfare.