Rowan Durrant


Twitter: @RowanGDurrant

GitHub: RowanDurrant


Research Summary

Research Summary

My PhD project focuses on the disease dynamics of canine rabies in a metapopulation system. I am working on reconstructing transmission trees using genetic data, developing methods to assess surveillance, and building metapopulation models.


Funding: EPSRC/MVLS PhD studentship


Academic History

2021 - present: PhD Infectious Diseases - University of Glasgow - "Metapopulations and infectious disease dynamics"

2019 - 2020: MRes Biosciences - Swansea University - "Factors driving the spread of Devil Facial Tumour Disease on a regional scale"

2016 - 2019: BSc Genetics - Swansea University - "A statistical model to simulate scrapie outbreaks in sheep (Ovis aries)"