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Department of Veterinary Medicine

Cambridge Veterinary School

Studying at Cambridge


Nick Britten

Nick Britten

Supervisor: Dr Gareth Pearce


Nick studied veterinary science at the University of Liverpool. Whilst there he undertook a project investigating the impact of body condition on the digital cushion and lameness of dairy cattle. Nick has spent the last three years in clinical practice, working primarily with cattle, in Wiltshire and is working towards his certificate in advanced veterinary practice. He is interested in all aspects of cattle medicine and management and hopes to further the understanding of social dynamics in dairy herds with his PhD project.


Subject groups/Research projects

Comparative Pathobiology:

Research Interests

Cattle health and production, Medicine and surgery of the Bovine


  • Behaviour
  • Bovine Health
  • Welfare