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BSAS Conference

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The British Society of Animal Science (BSAS) annual conference is one of the largest animal science events in the UK. This conference offers an opportunity for scientists, academics and farmers alike to participate in engaging discussion and debate surrounding issues at the heart of the industry.

This year, during the Society’s first ever hybrid conference, the focus will be the role of animals in human and planetary health. Discussions will revolve around animal science, its interactions with environmental health, mental health, and dietary health, as well as its impact in rural communities.

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Date & Time

12th April -14th April 2022 - 09:30 to 23:00


This year, the conference will focus on debating and discussing the roles animals play within topics such as dietary health, planetary health and mental health. The conference offers an opportunity for anyone who works with livestock through research or academia to get involved in lively discussion, and it’s also a great chance for delegates to build an international network.

SEFARI Gateway will lead a 90-minute session for the second year in a row. This year, the discussion will focus on 'Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from animal agriculture', there will be keynote speakers and a live Q+A:

  • Chair, Philip Skuce: Moredun Research Institute, SEFARI KE Sector Lead - Livestock
  • Nigel Miller: Chair of Ruminant Health & Welfare Group, Farming 1.5C Inquiry, Livestock Health Scotland – GHG mitigation: policies and politics
  • Michael MacLeod: Scotland’s Rural College – Mitigation of GHGs through improved animal health
  • Rainer Roehe: Scotland’s Rural College – Breeding to reduce GHG emissions
  • Gemma Miller/ Caron-Ann Duthie: Scotland’s Rural College – Feeding to reduce GHG emissions

Detailed information about the programme can be found here, and ticket sales can be found here.


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