The United Kingdom Branch of the WPSA

The work of the WPSA is about promoting excellence in poultry science, husbandry and education. Established in 1946, the UK branch is a registered charity* run by an elected Council of Trustees with representatives from academia, science and industry.
Membership of WPSA (UK branch) is open to anyone with an interest in the poultry industry and poultry science. Benefits of membership include free subscription for World Poultry Science Journal, attendance at Annual General Meeting of the branch, and reduced rates for attendance at the Annual Spring Meeting, Poultry Science symposia, and World Poultry Congresses.
All members receive a quarterly Newsletter on current activities, Branch meetings and affairs, European workshops and Symposia, and developments in the World body.
The Poultry Science Symposia series are normally held in alternate years and the Proceedings provide an up to date text book on issue of current research**. Recent symposia topics are:
30th Symposium (2011) - Alternative Systems for poultry - Health, Welfare and Productivity
31st Symposium (2014) - Sustainable Poultry Production in Europe

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  
 Currently eight announcements - scroll down to see them all       
              

2017 Spring Meeting

April 26 - 27, 2017, University of Chester

Click here for more information (or use the link to the right of screen)

Submit abstract here || Register here

Deadline for abstract submission is December 5, 2016

2017 WPSA UK (32nd) Poultry Symposium 

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Poultry feathers and skin - the past, present and future of poultry integument

 
3rd  to 5th July, 2017
Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge
Click here or the link to the right of your screen for more information
Speakers || Draft agenda with speech titles
You can now submit abstract for this symposium, please click here to submit your abstract
Deadline for abstract submission - 28/02/2017

Hosting Working Group Meetings

On the 15th of October 2015, the UK
branch hosted a roundtable meeting of WPSA Working Group Number 1: Economics
and Marketing in Cambridge. Click here to read the report
 

Symposium Announcement

XVII European Symposium on the Quality of Eggs and Egg Products
and
XXIII European Symposium on the Quality of Poultry Meat
3 - 5 September, 2017 - Click here for more details
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  Become Professionally Accredited

 
WPSA members can now apply to join the British Society of Animal Science Accreditation Register free of charge. Within the Scheme, Poultry can be included within your main area of professional activity, and Poultry as one of your Specialisms. To apply, click here, or copy and paste the following URL: http://www.bsas.org.uk/accreditation/summary/ Or you can follow this link to send an email to accreditation@bsas.org.uk indicating that you would like to apply or to request for further information.

IMPORTANT DATES

The next European Poultry Conference is is Dubrovnik, Croatia. September 17-21, 2018

The next World's Poultry Congress is in Paris, France. August 16-20, 2020

  WPSA Travel Grants 

  
WPSA UK, always commited to improving opportunities for students in poultry science, now offers sponsorship for students to attend the annual spring meetings. This is in addition to the other scholarships provided by the association. Please go to WPSA UK Awards for details.

  

Call for proposals

 
Plan ahead for submission of proposals for Research Award  and Summer Scholarships. Please click here for details.
  

2016 Spring Meeting

Memories from 2016 Spring Meeting

There were six award winners in 2016 Spring meeting. 

Posters: President's prize went to Lucy Hood. Special recognition to Joanne Atkinson and Jalil Abdulla

Talks: President's prize went to Brendan Duggan. Special recognition to Angus Reid and Laura Beeson.

Video 1 - Chester, where it all happened 

See more videos and albums in past meetings page

 
 

  

 

*Registered charity in England No. 803616
**The papers of Volumes 1 – 24 are in print may be purchased from Carfax Publishing Co, PO Box 25, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 3UE. From 2003 Symposium proceedings are available from CABI Publishing, CAB International, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8DE.

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