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Research Associate, PhD, Pierpaolo Di Giminiani, University of Newcastle:
Nociceptive responses – why and how to quantify it in animals?
Professor Victoria A. Braithwaite, Penn State University, Pensylvania:
Why does pain hurt?
Professor Dan Weary, University of British Columbia, Canada:
Pain and suffering in animals
The course covers the following topics:
Pain definition and terminology
Introduction to pain physiology
Behavioural pain assessment
Consequences of pain in terms of animal welfare
Neurobiological basis of pain
Comparative aspects of pain
Pain relief – theory and practice
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