Bristol Veterinary School

  • BS40 5DU

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Bristol Veterinary School's research is focused in the areas of Animal Welfare & Behaviour, Comparative & Clinical Research, and Infection & Immunity, complemented by quantitative expertise in Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Mathematical Ecology. Research ranges from fundamental to applied and is relevant to over-arching issues such as Food Security and One Health, concepts that the School's research embraces through collaborations with scientists from other schools within the Faculties of Medical and Veterinary Sciences, Medicine and Dentistry, and Science and other regional institutes and organisations.

The School provides excellent laboratory facilities, and access to equipment and techniques ranging from flow cytometry, real-time PCR, HPLC and gas chromatography to video recording suites, thermal imaging and operant technology. Researchers collaborate within the School and Faculty, with clinicians in Langford Veterinary Services, within and across recognised University Research Themes, and both nationally and internationally. Research is supported by funders including Research Councils, Government Departments, the EU, the Wellcome Trust, other charities, and industry.

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    Dr Kate J Allen

    Person: Academic

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    Research Output

    Aerial Animal Biometrics: Individual Friesian Cattle Recovery and Visual Identification via an Autonomous UAV with Onboard Deep Inference

    Andrew, W., Greatwood, C. & Burghardt, T., 27 Jan 2020, 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 7 p. (IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    Open Access
  • 182 Downloads (Pure)

    A future workforce of food-system analysts

    Ingram, J., Ajates, R., Arnall, A., Blake, L. J., Borrelli, R., Collier, R., de Frece, A., Häsler, B., Lang, T., Pope, H., Reed, K., Sykes, R., Wells, R. & White, R., 1 Jan 2020, In : Nature Food. 1, p. 9-10 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • A large multi-centre study utilising electronic health records to identify antimicrobial prescription risk factors for dogs and cats

    Singleton, D. A., Sánchez-Vizcaíno, F. & al., E., 18 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Emerging Infectious Diseases.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Projects

    Student theses

    A comparison between methadone and buprenorphine for perioperative analgesia in dogs and cats undergoing ovariohysterectomy

    Author: Shah, M., 25 Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Murrell, J. (Supervisor), Hunt, J. (Supervisor) & Yates, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (MSc)


    Affect and Decision Making: Disentangling Underlying Processes

    Author: Neville, V. M., 12 May 2020

    Supervisor: Gilchrist, I. (Supervisor) & Mendl, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)


    A genetic and tissue-engineering approach to improving canine olfactory ensheathing cell transplant for spinal cord injury

    Author: Prager, J. B. M., 12 May 2020

    Supervisor: Granger, N. (Supervisor), Wong, L. (Supervisor), Chanoit, G. (Supervisor), Tarlton, J. (Supervisor) & Chari, D. M. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)



    Antibiotic Guardian Awards, shortlisted, Food and Agriculture

    Reyher, Kristen K (Recipient), 10 May 2018

    Prize: National/international honour

  • Astra Zeneca 2015 CEO Awards - Exceptional Delivery

    Knowles, Toby G (Recipient), 25 Feb 2015

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • Activities

    Veterinary Record (Journal)

    Louise A Buckley (Editor)

    2019 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Radio Five Live

    Emily-Jayne Blackwell (Speaker)

    18 Feb 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesMedia coverage or participation

    European Guide Dog Federation AGM and Conference

    Francesca E P Johansen (Participant)

    29 Mar 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference