SAVE THE DATE: Conference “Shaping the future of Livestock farming through research” – 13 June 2022

As part of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the French ministry of Agriculture and Food is organising the conference “Shaping the future of Livestock farming through research” which will be held on 13th June 2022 (9am -6pm) online and at the Maison de la RATP in Paris. The event can […]

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Job offer Postdoc researcher at INRAE!

INRAE is looking for a postdoc researcher to work on the evaluation of genetic trade-offs in sheep based on a mathematical model during 18 months. The position is located at INRAE Toulouse, France and could start from June 2022. Deadline for application: 15 May 2022. For further information and application read the job vacancy.

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Roundtable in Switzerland!

A roundtable will be organised at 30 April in Switzerland.   The location is on a Lacaune dairy farm who contributed phenotypes to the project, and is located in central Switzerland (Entlebuch).  The event will be exclusively organised for SMARTER. Short presentations for each point will be made to allow a longer discussion after each point. […]

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The 6th SMARTER newsletter is now available!

The 6th SMARTER newsletter is now available! Enjoy your reading at: https://bit.ly/3is6DKf For receiving the future issues please sign up here.

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Horizon Impact Award 2022 is open for applications!

The European Commission has launched the Horizon Impact Award 2022 on 6th January 2022, an initiative to recognise and celebrate outstanding projects that have used their results to provide value for society.  The contest is open to legal entities, individuals or teams that have completed an FP7 and/or Horizon 2020 project. In order to be eligible, the projects must […]

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Open competition for research scientists at INRAE, France: 55 Job offers!

Each year, INRAE organises open competitions to recruit research scientists on permanent positions. The recruitment campaign is generally aimed at researchers who have recently obtained their PhD. Candidates are recruited on the basis of their scientific competence and must have published articles on the results of their PhD. Fifty-five job positions in different fields are open! […]

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Joint Seminar of the FAO-CIHEAM Subnetworks on Sheep and Goat Nutrition and on Mediterranean Pastures and Forages!

  The next Joint Seminar of the FAO-CIHEAM Subnetworks on Sheep and Goat Nutrition and on Mediterranean Pastures and Forages will be held in Catania, Sicily, from 27 to 29 September 2022, hosted by the University of Catania. The Seminar will deal with the topic: “Alternative feed resources and their management for transiting towards a […]

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SMARTER Practice Abstracts EIP-AGRI!

Ten practice abstracts in the EIP Agri format based on SMARTER research will be produced in English. A “practice abstract” is a short summary which describes a main information/recommendation/practice that can be used by the end-users in their daily practice. Six practice abstracts have already been uploaded on the EIP-Agri website. Visit the dedicated webpage  […]

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UNILEON video to present SMARTER project!

Within the framework of the European Researchers’ Night (24 September 2021) and the Science Week (November 2021), with the aim of bringing research and researchers closer to the public and increasing the interest of young people in science, UNILEON prepared a video to present the SMARTER project. This video was the basis for an interactive event with secondary […]

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PhD studentship available at SRUC!

A PhD studentship on genetic determination of sow aggressive behaviour is available at SRUC. This 4-year PhD project is part of a competition funded by EASTBIO BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership. This opportunity is open to UK and International students and provides funding to cover stipend and UK level tuition (limited funding is available to provide […]

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