Despite the conference being virtual this year, there is still the opportunity to submit a poster for presentation. The poster should address the theme of the conference and be submitted to email@example.com by 31 August 2021.
You should include the image of your poster and a short video clip (approximately 3 minutes, MP4 file) of you presenting it.
The project ‘How best to say goodbye?’ is funded by the Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS), and explores new ways of enfranchising childhood experiences of grief following the loss of nonhuman life or the termination of a support relationship.
Through this sponsorship program,
Purina aims to encourage high-quality scientific studies that lead to a better
understanding of the Human-Animal Bond. Purina seeks to promote fundamental
knowledge of the benefits that cats and dogs bring to us in different
environments and situations. Purina will also encourage communication of the
study findings, so the benefits of the Human-Animal Bond can reach people and
their cats and dogs worldwide.
The PURINA SPONSORSHIP FOR
HUMAN-ANIMAL BOND STUDIES provides research funding to applicants affiliated
with (but not limited to) universities, foundations, charities, and NGOs.
Applicants may request up to $30,000 USD per proposal.
Eckerd College’s Animal Studies program (Florida, USA) is conducting a search for a tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor of Animal Studies – emphasis on social sciences/human-animal interactions) with a start date of August 2022. Follow this link for the full job ad description.
Rabbit Awareness Week is an annual campaign with the aims of encouraging owners to take the best care of their fluffy friends, improve their welfare, and provide education about their needs and illnesses to look out for.
This is a chance to work with one of the best-known researchers in HAI, based in the US! The group of Dr. Maggie O’Haire is recruiting for a Lab Manager to join their human-animal interaction research team at Purdue University.
SCAS trustee Dr. Sandra McCune talks to Steve Dale about The Wallis Annenberg PetSpace Leadership Institute and a research paper she co-authored with Dr. Daniel Promislow on how you can delay aging, or at least a few issues associated with aging, by sharing your life with a dog. There are also many similarities in how dogs age and how we age.
The Wallis Annenberg PetSpace Leadership Institute has brought together a who’s who of leaders in the world of human-animal bond studies and anthrozoology to talk about ideas and research the bond further. Soon, 14 different scientific papers will be released.