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Online Pig Masterclass for Chinese MSc students and PhD candidates

Published on
February 14, 2022

Are you a Chinese MSc student, or PhD candidate interested in pig management? Would you like to engage with experts who have both scientific knowledge and practical experience in the pig industry? Do you want to know more about pig behavior and welfare, management of different growth stages? Join this online program for free.

Students who fit the requirements can join this program free of costs. The program can be offered for free due to the sponsorship of Beijing Dabeinong Technology Group.  

To provide a systematic learning opportunity for young researchers who are dedicated to pig production and breeding. In addition, an open environment is provided for the participants to communicate and discuss their current research with the leading scholars.

The program will start on Tuesday 1 March until June. Every other Tuesday from 8:00-12:00 an online Masterclass will be given by experts from Wageningen University & Research and industry.

The total study load is 80 hours.  For a full overview of the topics, schedule and involved experts click here.

Requirements & Application

In total 25 students can join the program. Applicants need to follow a MSc study, or pursue a PhD in the field of animal science or agricultural management.

If you are interested, please send your CV and a recommendation letter from an expert to zhen.liu@wur.nl by February 21, 2022.