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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

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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

Registration to the Workshop

The registration is now closed. If you have missed to register, please send an e-mail to Anna (anna.omazic@sva.se). We look forward to interesting presentations and fruitful discussions!

For more information about the schedule and speakers, see the updated program (pdf).

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TARANDUS network is currently funded by The Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research.
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