Palestrante | BRYAN ROBERT HOWARD

BRYAN ROBERT HOWARD

LASA Medal for services to Laboratory Animal Science FELASA Award for laboratory animal science within Europe. Bennett J. Cohen Award for advances in animal welfare and science. Director of Animal Welfare, University of Sheffield.

Qualifications:
1962        BVMS University of Glasgow.
1966        Ph.D. University of Edinburgh,
1986        Cert LAS, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
1992        M Sc. Laboratory Animal Science, University of London (Distinction)
1996        Recognition as Laboratory Animal Specialist by Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
1998        Charles River Prize for Laboratory Animal Science
2001        M Ed in Teaching and Learning for University Lecturers
2007        LASA Medal for services to Laboratory Animal Science
2016        FELASA Award for laboratory animal science within Europe
2017        Bennett J. Cohen Award for advances in animal welfare and science

Present appointment:
Retired from full-time employment in September 2005

Most recent appointment:
1985 - 2005    Director of Animal Welfare, University of Sheffield.  Responsible for overseeing the scientific use of animals and their welfare within the University of Sheffield.  Named Veterinary Surgeon under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act, 1986; Departmental Radiation and Biological Safety Officer; Quarantine Facilities Supervisor (MAFF).  Also Director of a Tissue Culture Laboratory (Sheffield Hybridomas, now Bioserve) set up to avoid the use of animals for monoclonal antibody production.

Current interests:
AAALACi    Member Emeritus of the European Board, which comprises 12 Board members drawn from across Europe.
LASA        Ex President and Honorary Member.
UFAW        (Universities Federation for Animal Welfare).  Previously Chair of Council and currently a Vice-President.  UFAW not only has a broad interest in animal welfare issues, but the Council also oversees activities of the Humane Slaughter Association.

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