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How to become a vet

Our students are passionate about excellence in veterinary medicine but they are also looking for a broader education and the opportunity to learn from inspirational teachers, internationally recognised researchers, and the finest minds of previous generations.

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The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital

The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital is a teaching and a referral hospital whose aims are to provide a comprehensive and demonstrably excellent clinical service across a range of species and disciplines for clients, undergraduate and postgraduate students and the veterinary profession in general.

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Prof Mike Herrtage has been awarded 'Speaker of the Year' in the Webinar Vet Annual Awards 2015

Webinar Vet is the leading provider of veterinary CPD through the medium of webinars. The Webinar Vet Community is it members and the membership is truly international with many countries from around the world being represented. Webinar Vet holds individual webinars throughout the year including hosting the International Virtual Congress for vets and veterinary nurses every January. Members can also access the Webinar Archive at anytime.

Dr Palmer's birthday celebration

Friends and colleagues gathered in the Department on 9 February 2016 to celebrate Dr Tony Palmer’s 90th birthday and his pioneering work in veterinary neurosurgery. Professor Robin Franklin and Professor Michael Herrtage gave a brief address and conveyed the very good wishes of the Department to Tony and his wife Shirley. Tony has taught, collaborated with and above all inspired very many of our colleagues, both veterinarians and scientists, past and present, in the course of his landmark career.

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Naked Scientists interview with Dr Mark Holmes

News broke recently of bacteria discovered in China that are now resistant to antibiotics used normally as a last resort, prompting fears we could be on the cusp of an age where bacterial infections are no longer curable. So are we all doomed, or is this scare-mongering? Georgia Mills puts the problem under the microscope for us...

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The advancement of knowledge through research is the core ethos of the Department of Veterinary Medicine

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Postdocs of Dept of Veterinary Medicine

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Gradute Study

The Department of Veterinary Medicine offers graduate research degrees through MPhil, PhD and clinical research as a VetMD.

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