Pioneering animal welfare approach with AssureWel 16 October 2018 New guidance outlining a pioneering new approach for farm assurance schemes, retailers and farmers to improve animal welfare has been released following a six-year project with the Soil Association, RSPCA and University of Bristol.
- Pioneering animal welfare approach with AssureWel 16 October 2018 New guidance outlining a pioneering new approach for farm assurance schemes, retailers and farmers to improve animal welfare has been released following a six-year project with the Soil Association, RSPCA and University of Bristol.
- Calling all budding vets and vet nurses 9 October 2018 Aspiring vets and vet nurses will have the opportunity to explore and experience life as a student and find out what it's like to work in veterinary medicine at the Bristol Veterinary School on Saturday 27 October.
- Connecting Langford to the Clifton Campus — The U2 bus service 20 September 2018 Brand new Unibus service launches in Welcome Week
- 'High-yield' farming costs the environment less than previously thought 18 September 2018 New findings suggest that more intensive agriculture might be the "least bad" option for feeding the world while saving its species – provided use of such "land-efficient" systems prevents further conversion of wilderness to farmland.
- New research could reduce primate electrocutions and help conservation strategies 5 September 2018 New research has mapped and analysed the incidence of primate electrocutions in Diani, Kenya to identify hotspot areas that should be prioritised to reduce the risk of electric shock.
- Innovate UK awards for studies into sustainable livestock production and improving chicken welfare 22 August 2018 Bristol Vet School has been awarded two Innovate UK grants totalling nearly £160,000 for studies that aim to further our progress towards sustainable livestock production and improve broiler chicken welfare.
- Driving responsible use of antimicrobials 1 August 2018 Researchers, practitioners and industry bodies across the food chain successfully combined forces for policy and practitioner changes in antimicrobial use on farms and in veterinary practices.
- China’s “livestock revolution” demands “new transition” 24 July 2018 Demand for animal protein and increasing wealth fuelled a tripling in the domestic production of livestock in China between 1980 and 2010, and the rise, despite some improvements in efficiencies at the farm level, had significant impacts on environmental sustainability, nationally and globally.
- New research study could help improve dog welfare 9 July 2018 Academics from the University of Bristol's Veterinary School are asking for dog owners to take part in a new research study that could help to improve dog welfare.
- Vet School’s AMR Force wins Antibiotic Guardian Award 4 July 2018 Bristol Veterinary School’s AMR Force research group has won a prestigious award at this year’s Antibiotic Guardian Awards in recognition of the group’s achievement in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR).