This project seeks to facilitate the development of optimal antibiotic usage data capture mechanisms on dairy farms by understanding the drivers behind efficient data capture and their association with antibiotic usage and health and welfare. The findings from this project will be used to provide recommendations to help support the ongoing work in the development of data recording tools for the dairy industry.
Behavioural Adaptations in Live poultry trading and farming systems and Zoonose Control in Bangladesh
People: Dirk Pfeiffer
This project aims to improve understanding of the drivers of the Avian Influenza (HPAI H5N1) virus circulation in Vietnam by focusing on the populations of moving free-grazing ducks.
Our research aims to better understand campylobacter dynamics by investigating public health risks, transmission and contamination pathways and control options.
People: Kristien Verheyen
Creating Awareness and Reporting Evidence about laminitis.
China FETPV seeks to improve animal and public health using scientific and risk based approaches to the control of transboundary animal diseases and emerging infectious diseases.
Cost-effectiveness of poultry vaccination for the control of H9N2 avian influenza virus (AIV) infection in Pakistan
This project will use a mixed-methods approach to map out the structure of the poultry industry in Pakistan and to determine the cost effectiveness and feasibility of vaccination against avian influenza in different poultry farming systems.
Does early life experience in Thoroughbreds affect injury risk and racing performance in later life?
A 3 year prospective cohort study describing management practices and reasons for early wastage in young Thoroughbreds. Risk factors for early wastage will be investigated in particular looking at associations between exercise and musculoskeletal injury and disease and racing performance in later life. The study is funded by the HBLB.
Evaluating Antimicrobial Resistance surveillance in the United Kingdom from a One Health perspective
The aim of the project is to assess the value of integrated antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance systems in the UK. Our objective is to produce a specific tool to evaluate the performance of AMR integrated surveillance systems, which will allow us to assess whether integrated surveillance generates an added value. This will enable policy makers to make the most cost effective decisions.
The 'EXotic disease Prevention: Learning from horse Owners to inform Research & Education' (EXPLORE) project aims to improve exotic disease awareness and preparedness within the non-racing horse population.