Department: Pathobiology and Population Sciences

Campus: Hawkshead

Research Groups: Food Safety, Antimicrobial Resistance

Research Centres: Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health

Bhagya is a postdoctoral researcher and a member of the Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health Group. 

Bhagya obtained her veterinary degree from Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Kerala, India. She then moved to the UK to pursue MSc Control of infectious diseases in animals from the Royal Veterinary College. She later worked as a Research Assistant on several projects before starting her Ph.D. in Milk safety in Senegal and later started working as a postdoctoral researcher. 

Bhagya conducts public health research mostly focusing on zoonotic diseases, food safety, and antimicrobial resistance. 


Bhagya is involved in delivering and tutoring some online courses. 

  • Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is significant and growing challenge to global health. Existing antimicrobials are becoming less effective and pathogenic organisms are increasing the rate at which they become resistant to treatment. This is a complex problem, with many different factors driving the emergence of AMR at many different levels.

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