Lyme Disease in the Scottish Western Isles
Capacity Strengthening Projects in Africa
Improving Surveillance of Anthrax in Africa
Improving disease surveillance
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:17:00 BST
Since 2008 a genetic management plan for African wild dogs, developed by researchers in our Institute, has been in use across the European zoo network (which houses roughly half the world’s captive African wild dog population) in 53 participating zoos across 16 European countries and Israel.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:20:00 BST
Up to a quarter of Europe’s marine renewable energy potential is in Scottish waters, but harnessing wind, wave and tidal energy must be sensitive to Scotland’s significant seabird populations. Research from our College is used by industry stakeholders to identify and preserve the conservation status of seabird species most susceptible to such developments.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:17:00 BST
Our rabies research team played an integral role in the design and ongoing evaluation of canine vaccination programmes to eliminate a rabies epidemic on the island of Bali. These campaigns controlled the spread of rabies in dogs and reduced the incidence of human deaths by over 90% compared with the incidence before the campaigns started.
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:24:00 BST
Our rabies research team have played important roles in international development, leading directly to major changes in policy, influencing decisions made by government health and veterinary authorities internationally.
Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:59:00 GMT
The SNAP-AMR team will investigate the biological, social and cultural drivers influencing antibiotic use in the community and health care system; the spread of AMR between the humans and animals in the community and health care settings; knowledge about AMR; and how to change behaviours.