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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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Major Funding Award for Prion Group

Congratulations to Dr. Raymond Bujdoso and Dr. Alana Thackray who have been awarded a BBSRC Project Grant for their new prion research project into Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

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Looking to dogs for the answers.

Dogs are 10 times more likely than people to develop osteosarcoma, so focusing on dogs with naturally occurring forms of the cancer could yield vital insight into our understanding of the disease and how it spreads in humans.

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Investigating the zoonotic disease risk of displaced communities

Dorien Braam's PhD investigates whether displacement puts communities at greater risk of zoonotic disease transmission.

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Research

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

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Library

Library & Information

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There is now no direct access from JJ Thompson Avenue. Access is now from Charles Babbage Road.

Prof Julian Parkhill

The Department of Veterinary Medicine is delighted that Professor Julian Parkhill FRS FMedSci is joining the us as the second Marks and Spencer’s Professor following Professor Maskell taking up the Vice Chancellorship of the University of Melbourne. Professor Parkhill is recognised as an international authority on the genomics and evolution of bacteria of humans and animals, including antibiotic resistance. He will provide a major boost to the Department’s and the University’s research activities in the field.

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