Learning goals: After completing this course students are expected to be able to:
- Give a schematic overview of the key topics in animal and environmental ethics;
- Assess and evaluate the arguments within current debates about our treatment of animals and the environment;
- Demonstrate understanding of the differences between environmental ethics and animal welfare ethics.
|Target Group||PhDs, postdocs, WUR staff and non-WUR participants|
|Course level||General, post-graduate|
|Group size||A minimum of 12 and a maximum of 15 participants|
|Course duration||2 days and given 3 times per year|
|Credit points||0.8 ECTS|
|Name lecturer||Bernice Bovenkerk|
|Day 1||10.00-12.30||Introduction Animal Ethics|
|13.30-17.15||Introduction Environmental ethics|
|Day 2||10.00-11.00||Culture and Ethics|
|11.00 -12.30||Ethics in the PhD projects of the participants|
|13.30- 17.15||Animal Experimentation Committee|
: WUR PhD candidates TSP and postdocs of Wageningen University that are registered at one of the graduate schools of Wageningen (EPS, PE&RC, VLAG, WASS, WIAS, WIMEK) €110
All other PhD candidates / postdocs as well as staff of Wageningen University €220
All other participants€ 360,-
Fee includes study and training material, coffee/tea and lunches.
Until four weeks before the start of the course, you can cancel free of charge. After this date you will be charged with the “University Fee”. Unless:
- You can find someone to replace you in the course and supply the course coordinator with the name and contact information of your replacement. In this case you will only be charged a €50,- cancellation fee.
- You (PhD’s and post-docs of Wageningen University) have a valid reason to cancel (circumstances beyond your control). In this case you will be charged the reduced fee and your supervisor/PI must send a mail indicating the reason for cancellation.
Information: For more information please contact WIAS, firstname.lastname@example.org