KTN BSAS Virtual Conference Ticket Competition Winners
27 Jan 2021
We are delighted to announce that the winners of our ‘KTN BSAS Virtual Conference Ticket Competition’ are Chinwendu Lorrita Elvis – Chikwem, Jatutu Shalom Samson, Sara Valencia Salazar and Holly Vickery, who have all won a KTN sponsored ticket to attend the Society’s first ever virtual conference from 12th – 15th April 2021.
Holly is a Graduate Teaching Assistant and 3rd year PhD candidate in the Department of Animal Science, University of Reading. Her interests lay within the field of animal behaviour and her PhD aims to investigate the behaviour, productivity, and overall welfare of farmed goat kids, during the milk feeding period and weaning transition, to make recommendations for how on-farm management could be improved. Holly is absolutely ‘thrilled to have won access to the BSAS conference, the line-up of speakers looks fantastic and I am looking forward to gaining lots of new information and hopefully a motivation boost.
Chinwendu Lorrita Elvis Chikwem
A 2nd year PhD student in animal science at the University of Nottingham, with a particular interest in animal nutrition, Chinwendue is very excited to have won. ‘It is highly motivating, especially in this challenging time. I am so grateful to BSAS and KTN for this wonderful opportunity.’
Jatutu Shalom Samson
Jatutu is a postgraduate student in monogastric nutrition and management with an interest in ruminant nutrition, at the Abubkar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, Bauchi State and when asked how it feels to win said, ‘It means everything to me, the feeling is indescribable, thank you for the opportunity.
Sara Valencia Salazar
Sara Valencia Salazar is a fourth year PhD student at The College of the Southern Border (ECOSUR) in Mexico. Her interest in animal science is focused on: ruminant nutrition, methane mitigation strategies and sustainable livestock, and for her ‘winning tickets to attend the BSAS virtual conference 2021 means an opportunity to give visibility to my work and interact with researchers in other regions of the world for future collaborations.