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

  
 

2017 WPSA UK Poultry Symposium - First Announcement 

 

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

 

3rd  to 5th July, 2017

Clare College, Cambridge University, Cambridge

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2015 WPSA UK Spring Meeting Award Winners

 

There were a total of 9 award winners - click here for more details

President 's Prizes  category  - 2 winners for oral presentation and 2 winners for poster presentation

Special Recognition category- 5 winners in this category 

Encourage your students (undergraduate and postgraduate to attend and present at future WPSA-UK meetings)

Click here for more details about 2015 award winners 

Click below to see photographs from the 2015 Spring Meeting

Spring Meeting || Gordon Memorial Lecture

  

 

Symposium First Announcement

 

XVII European Symposium on the Quality of Eggs and Egg Products

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XXIII European Symposium on the Quality of Poultry Meat

3 - 5 September, 2017 - Click here for more details

  

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.

  

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 for 2014/15. Please click here for details.

  

 

  

 

*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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