INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION in ANIMAL SCIENCE
As part of the EU-project EDULIVE - Transforming Higher Education to strengthen links between universities and the livestock sector in Argentina and Peru, nine project partners from South America will visit BOKU from June 4 – 8, 2018. To make the most of this visit, the coordinators – Dr. Maria Wurzinger (Division of Livestock Sciences) and Sarah Eichelberg – host a public event on June 6th: "INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION in ANIMAL SCIENCE - Different cooperation mechanisms & funding schemes". Exciting input for project coordinators and/or people interested in project funding possibilities and cooperation opportunities in animal science will be presented. The poster-session and buffet after the presentations also offer a great space for networking.
When: Wednesday, June 6th 2018, 3 – 7 p.m.
Where: BOKU Exner-Haus, EH05 (2nd floor), Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Wien
Organizer: Division of Livestock Sciences, BOKU
15.00 welcome by Dr. Maria Wurzinger (BOKU – Division of Livestock Sciences)
15.10 opening by Dr. Werner Zollitsch (BOKU – Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems)
15.20 presentations of international cooperation in animal science – projects and funding
- Dr. Gabor Meszaros – “Genomics in selection and breeding for coat colour in South African Nguni cattle”. WTZ funding
- Prof. Johann Sölkner – “LoCaBreed - Local cattle breeds of Burkina Faso – characterization and sustainable utilization”. APPEAR funding
16.00 – 16.30 break
- Sarah Eichelberg, BA. – “EDULIVE – Transforming Higher Education to strengthen links between universities and the livestock sector in Argentina and Peru”. Erasmus+ funding
- Dr. Maria Wurzinger – “Cashmere goats in Mongolia”. EPU funding
17.00 room for discussion
17.15 closing by Dr. Maria Wurzinger
17.30 poster session from international projects at BOKU, and buffet until 19.00
Entry is free, please register at sarah.eichelberg[at]boku.ac.at
Find the program here.