This month, Sentient was honoured to be awarded a 2013 Voiceless Grant for establishing the Sentient Student Essay Prize for Animal Welfare and Ethics.
Our thanks go to Sy Woon, Sentient’s Social Media Co-ordinator and 5th year veterinary science student, who wrote the submission to the Voiceless Grants program, with assistance from our Public Officer Matthew Lloyd.
This nation-wide essay competition will encourage Australian veterinary science students to consider issues of welfare and ethics that affect animals used in food production, experimentation or entertainment. The winning essays must demonstrate critical analysis and moral consideration for the animals being discussed and will be awarded monetary prizes.
It was a privilege to be at the Voiceless awards night, which marked the tenth annual celebration since Voiceless was founded in 2004.
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