Science finds simple way to make lamb leaner 14 January 2021 Scientists based at Rothamsted and the University of Bristol Veterinary School have found a clear link between the weight of lambs early in their life and meat quality – which is good news for consumers, farmers, and the environment.
- Science finds simple way to make lamb leaner 14 January 2021 Scientists based at Rothamsted and the University of Bristol Veterinary School have found a clear link between the weight of lambs early in their life and meat quality – which is good news for consumers, farmers, and the environment.
- Bristol Vet School Neuter Clinic 15 December 2020 We are excited to announce that Bristol Vet School is opening a Neuter Clinic for dogs and cats, from 12th January.
- Research to use artificial intelligence to identify sick livestock 2 November 2020 The welfare of livestock could be improved thanks to a new research project that will use novel artificial intelligence methods combined with behavioural analytics to provide rapid and reliable insights to animal health for farmers across the UK. The research and commercial feasibility program, co-funded by Innovate UK, the UK's innovation agency, will be led by the Quant Foundry (QF) in collaboration with the University of Bristol Vet School and Agri-EPI Centre.
- New PhD Studentship opportunities 22 October 2020 Bristol Veterinary School
- Do rats like to be tickled? 22 September 2020 Justyna Hinchcliffe, Emma Robinson (School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience) and Mike Mendl (Vet School) have found that 50kHz ultrasonic calls made by rats provide a graded indicator of positive affective states induced by simulated social play ('tickling').
- Slower growing chickens experience higher welfare, commercial scale study finds 16 September 2020 Slower growing broiler chickens are healthier and have more fun than conventional breeds of birds, new evidence from an independent commercial scale farm trial has shown. The study carried out by researchers from FAI Farms, the University of Bristol and The Norwegian University of Life Sciences, is published today [16 September], in Scientific Reports.
- Bristol Vet School announces new equine clinical rotation teaching partnership with CVS Group 11 September 2020 A new educational partnership for equine clinical rotation teaching has been announced by the University of Bristol Veterinary School (BVS) and CVS Group. Starting this autumn, final-year undergraduate veterinary students will benefit from a structured clinical rotation placement in a number of commercial equine clinics operated by CVS. The student experience is in addition to other first opinion and charity clinical rotations that are operated by the School through Langford Vets. This new model will allow vet students access to a wide equine caseload in the authentic learning environment of busy clinical practices as part of the Vet School’s accredited teaching programme.
- VetQuest cancelled 27 August 2020 Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and in the interests of public health and safety, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel VetQuest for 2020.
- A quarter of puppies are taken from their mothers prematurely 10 August 2020 One in four people acquired their puppies before the advised age of eight weeks old, according to new findings from Dogs Trust's pioneering dog welfare study 'Generation Pup'.
- New Head of Bristol Vet School appointed 22 July 2020 Professor Tim Parkin, a Bristol alum and specialist in population medicine within the European College of Veterinary Public Health, has been appointed as the new Head of the Bristol Veterinary School at the University of Bristol. Professor Parkin will take up the role on 9 November 2020.