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TARANDUS network

The TARANDUS network gathers reindeer researchers from Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. The network coordinates workshops focusing on aspects of reindeer health and welfare linked to climate change.

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The TARANDUS logo. Illustrated by Karen-Ann Hurri

TARANDUS network (The Arctic Research Network for Diseases in reindeer related to husbandry and climate change) is currently funded by The Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research (https://nordicagriresearch.org/). Read more about the TARANDUS network.

Please, contact Anna Omazic (anna.omazic@sva.se) if you are interested to join the TARANDUS network.

When you sign up for the network, then you agree that your contact information will be shared within the network.

Welcome to the 3rd TARANDUS workshop in Rovaniemi, Finland 13-14 September 2022

Adult female reindeer from Sweden during gathering in springtime.
Adult female reindeer from Sweden during gathering in springtime. Photo: Lotta Berg/SLU

The third workshop (WS) within the TARANDUS network ‘Reindeer in changing environments: pressures and threats of infectious diseases’ will be coordinated by the Natural Resources Institute (LUKE), Finland in cooperation with the National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Sweden.

This event will take place in Arktikum Science Centre in Rovaniemi and a study visit to Sieriporo reindeer farm, Finland on 13-14th of September 2022. The research presentations can also be followed from TEAMS.

We invite scientists and students on reindeer biology, herding and pastoralism to present their experiments and results at the workshop. We have planned following themes:

  • Current status of infectious diseases in reindeer
  • Parasites
  • Challenges for future reindeer husbandry and pastoralism

If you do not have detailed results but would like to introduce your project, you are most welcome to present and discuss your future work. Please, send the title of your presentation to heli.lindeberg@luke.fi no later than 15th of August 2022.

More information about the coming WS will be added continuously and a preliminary program with speakers will be uploaded soon.

Registration to the Workshop

If you would like to join us in Rovaniemi or on-line, please fill in the application form. Deadline for registration is 15th August 2022. We look forward to interesting presentations and fruitful discussions!

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TARANDUS network is currently funded by The Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research.
Senast uppdaterad : 2022-06-30