Dr Philip Robinson

  • Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Public Health (Veterinary Pathology, Public Health & Disease Investigation)
  • Associate (Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health & Comparative Medicine)

Biography

Dr Philip Robinson is an academic veterinarian teaching and conducting research in veterinary public health and animal health and welfare. After qualifying as a veterinary surgeon from the University of Glasgow, Philip worked as a private practitioner in mixed veterinary practices in Northern Ireland and Scotland, and then spent 8 years as a government Veterinary Officer in a field divisional office, followed by 4 years as an epidemiologist with the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) in Northern Ireland. In 2010 Philip was awarded a Northern Ireland Civil Service US-UK Fulbright Scholarship at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, where he conducted qualitative research on factors affecting production animal diagnostic sample submission to veterinary laboratories. He is a Diplomate of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) in State Veterinary Medicine and holds the MSc degree in Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health (with distinction) from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London. Philip completed his PhD in the Geography Department of Durham University in 2014, having researched factors affecting bovine tuberculosis eradication efforts in Northern Ireland. From 2014 until 2019 Philip was a Senior and then Principal Lecturer in Farm Animal Health and Welfare at Harper Adams University in Shropshire. He is a RCVS Recognised Specialist in State Veterinary Medicine and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He also serves as the Honorary Secretary of the Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SVEPM) and as a Senior Editor of the journal Annals of Applied Biology.

Professional memberships

  • Member of Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS)
  • Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SVEPM) - Honorary Secretary
  • Veterinary Public Health Association (VPHA)
  • Veterinary Christian Fellowship (VCF)
  • Shropshire Veterinary Association (SVA)
  • Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

Research interests

Philip's main research interests are in veterinary public health, farm animal infectious disease epidemiology, veterinary surveillance, and social and behavioural influences on disease eradication and control. He is particularly interested in interdisciplinary research and the use of qualitative research at the interface of the natural and social sciences, specifically semi-structured interview and focus group research, and has published social science research in veterinary and geography journals.


Publications

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2020

Palczynski, L. J., Bleach, E. C.L., Brennan, M. L. and Robinson, P. A. (2020) Appropriate dairy calf feeding from birth to weaning: “It’s an investment for the future”. Animals, 10, 116. (doi: 10.3390/ani10010116) (PMID:31936781)

Palczynski, L.J., Bleach, E.C.L., Brennan, M.L. and Robinson, P. (2020) Giving calves 'the best start': perceptions of colostrum management on dairy farms in England. Animal Welfare, 29(1), pp. 45-58. (doi: 10.7120/09627286.29.1.045)

2019

Robinson, P. A. (2019) Farmer and veterinarian attitudes towards the risk of zoonotic Mycobacterium bovis infection in Northern Ireland. Veterinary Record, 185(11), 344. (doi: 10.1136/vr.105389) (PMID:31439825)

Robinson, P. A. (2019) Performativity and a microbe: exploring Mycobacterium bovis and the political ecologies of bovine tuberculosis. BioSocieties, 14(2), pp. 179-204. (doi: 10.1057/s41292-018-0124-1)

Charlton, K. and Robinson, P. A. (2019) A qualitative investigation of the attitudes and practices of farmers and veterinarians in Wales regarding anthelmintic resistance in cattle. Veterinaria Italiana, 55(4), pp. 327-337. (doi: 10.12834/VetIt.1848.9845.3) (PMID:31955555)

2018

Robinson, P. A. (2018) Learning spaces in the countryside: university students and the Harper assemblage. Area, 50(2), pp. 274-282. (doi: 10.1111/area.12379)

Courcier, E. A. et al. (2018) Monitoring Mycobacterium bovis in Eurasian badgers (Meles meles) killed by vehicles in Northern Ireland between 1998 and 2011. Veterinary Record, 182(9), 259. (doi: 10.1136/vr.103934) (PMID:29273602)

Lomas, H. R. and Robinson, P. A. (2018) A pilot qualitative investigation of stakeholders’ experiences and opinions of equine insect bite hypersensitivity in England. Veterinary Sciences, 5(1), 3. (doi: 10.3390/vetsci5010003) (PMID:29315275) (PMCID:PMC5876561)

2017

Robinson, P. A. (2017) Farmers and bovine tuberculosis: contextualising statutory disease control within everyday farming lives. Journal of Rural Studies, 55, pp. 168-180. (doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2017.08.009)

Robinson, P. A. (2017) Framing bovine tuberculosis: a ‘political ecology of health’ approach to circulation of knowledge(s) about animal disease control. Geographical Journal, 183(3), pp. 285-294. (doi: 10.1111/geoj.12217)

2015

Robinson, P.A. (2015) A history of bovine tuberculosis eradication policy in Northern Ireland. Epidemiology and Infection, 143(15), pp. 3182-3195. (doi: 10.1017/s0950268815000291) (PMID:25778830)

2014

Robinson, P. A. , Macnaghten, P., Banks, S., Bickersteth, J., Kennedy, A., Richardson, Y., Shaw, S. and Sylvestre, I. (2014) Responsible scientists and a citizens' panel: new storylines for creative engagement between science and the public. Geographical Journal, 180(1), pp. 83-88. (doi: 10.1111/geoj.12042)

2013

Atkins, P.J. and Robinson, P.A. (2013) Bovine tuberculosis and badgers in Britain: relevance of the past. Epidemiology and Infection, 141(7), pp. 1437-1444. (doi: 10.1017/S095026881200297X) (PMID:23347609)

Atkins, P. J. and Robinson, P. A. (2013) Coalition culls and zoonotic ontologies. Environment and Planning A, 45(6), pp. 1372-1386. (doi: 10.1068/a45668)

Robinson, P.A. and Epperson, W.B. (2013) Farm animal practitioners' views on their use and expectations of veterinary diagnostic Laboratories. Veterinary Record, 172(19), 503. (doi: 10.1136/vr.101366) (PMID:23612486)

2012

Robinson, P. A. , Corner, L. A.L., Courcier, E. A., McNair, J., Artois, M., Menzies, F. D. and Abernethy, D. A. (2012) BCG vaccination against tuberculosis in European badgers (Meles meles): a review. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 35(4), pp. 277-287. (doi: 10.1016/j.cimid.2012.01.009) (PMID:22340983)

Robinson, P. A. , Epperson, W. B., Huston, C. L., Pace, L. W., Wills, R. W. and Cosby, A. G. (2012) Factors influencing diagnostic sample submission by food animal veterinarians in Mississippi = Fattori che influenzano il conferimento del campione diagnostico da parte dei veterinari che si occupano di animali da reddito in Mississippi. Veterinaria Italiana, 48(1), pp. 31-39. (PMID:22485000)

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Number of items: 17.

Articles

Palczynski, L. J., Bleach, E. C.L., Brennan, M. L. and Robinson, P. A. (2020) Appropriate dairy calf feeding from birth to weaning: “It’s an investment for the future”. Animals, 10, 116. (doi: 10.3390/ani10010116) (PMID:31936781)

Palczynski, L.J., Bleach, E.C.L., Brennan, M.L. and Robinson, P. (2020) Giving calves 'the best start': perceptions of colostrum management on dairy farms in England. Animal Welfare, 29(1), pp. 45-58. (doi: 10.7120/09627286.29.1.045)

Robinson, P. A. (2019) Farmer and veterinarian attitudes towards the risk of zoonotic Mycobacterium bovis infection in Northern Ireland. Veterinary Record, 185(11), 344. (doi: 10.1136/vr.105389) (PMID:31439825)

Robinson, P. A. (2019) Performativity and a microbe: exploring Mycobacterium bovis and the political ecologies of bovine tuberculosis. BioSocieties, 14(2), pp. 179-204. (doi: 10.1057/s41292-018-0124-1)

Charlton, K. and Robinson, P. A. (2019) A qualitative investigation of the attitudes and practices of farmers and veterinarians in Wales regarding anthelmintic resistance in cattle. Veterinaria Italiana, 55(4), pp. 327-337. (doi: 10.12834/VetIt.1848.9845.3) (PMID:31955555)

Robinson, P. A. (2018) Learning spaces in the countryside: university students and the Harper assemblage. Area, 50(2), pp. 274-282. (doi: 10.1111/area.12379)

Courcier, E. A. et al. (2018) Monitoring Mycobacterium bovis in Eurasian badgers (Meles meles) killed by vehicles in Northern Ireland between 1998 and 2011. Veterinary Record, 182(9), 259. (doi: 10.1136/vr.103934) (PMID:29273602)

Lomas, H. R. and Robinson, P. A. (2018) A pilot qualitative investigation of stakeholders’ experiences and opinions of equine insect bite hypersensitivity in England. Veterinary Sciences, 5(1), 3. (doi: 10.3390/vetsci5010003) (PMID:29315275) (PMCID:PMC5876561)

Robinson, P. A. (2017) Farmers and bovine tuberculosis: contextualising statutory disease control within everyday farming lives. Journal of Rural Studies, 55, pp. 168-180. (doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2017.08.009)

Robinson, P. A. (2017) Framing bovine tuberculosis: a ‘political ecology of health’ approach to circulation of knowledge(s) about animal disease control. Geographical Journal, 183(3), pp. 285-294. (doi: 10.1111/geoj.12217)

Robinson, P.A. (2015) A history of bovine tuberculosis eradication policy in Northern Ireland. Epidemiology and Infection, 143(15), pp. 3182-3195. (doi: 10.1017/s0950268815000291) (PMID:25778830)

Robinson, P. A. , Macnaghten, P., Banks, S., Bickersteth, J., Kennedy, A., Richardson, Y., Shaw, S. and Sylvestre, I. (2014) Responsible scientists and a citizens' panel: new storylines for creative engagement between science and the public. Geographical Journal, 180(1), pp. 83-88. (doi: 10.1111/geoj.12042)

Atkins, P.J. and Robinson, P.A. (2013) Bovine tuberculosis and badgers in Britain: relevance of the past. Epidemiology and Infection, 141(7), pp. 1437-1444. (doi: 10.1017/S095026881200297X) (PMID:23347609)

Atkins, P. J. and Robinson, P. A. (2013) Coalition culls and zoonotic ontologies. Environment and Planning A, 45(6), pp. 1372-1386. (doi: 10.1068/a45668)

Robinson, P.A. and Epperson, W.B. (2013) Farm animal practitioners' views on their use and expectations of veterinary diagnostic Laboratories. Veterinary Record, 172(19), 503. (doi: 10.1136/vr.101366) (PMID:23612486)

Robinson, P. A. , Corner, L. A.L., Courcier, E. A., McNair, J., Artois, M., Menzies, F. D. and Abernethy, D. A. (2012) BCG vaccination against tuberculosis in European badgers (Meles meles): a review. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 35(4), pp. 277-287. (doi: 10.1016/j.cimid.2012.01.009) (PMID:22340983)

Robinson, P. A. , Epperson, W. B., Huston, C. L., Pace, L. W., Wills, R. W. and Cosby, A. G. (2012) Factors influencing diagnostic sample submission by food animal veterinarians in Mississippi = Fattori che influenzano il conferimento del campione diagnostico da parte dei veterinari che si occupano di animali da reddito in Mississippi. Veterinaria Italiana, 48(1), pp. 31-39. (PMID:22485000)

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Teaching

Philip is the team leader for the Veterinary Public Health (VPH) teaching in the BVMS programme at the University of Glasgow Veterinary School.

In his previous academic post he taught veterinary epidemiology, veterinary public health and farm animal health and welfare across a range of undergraduate degree programmes connected to agriculture, animal science and bioveterinary science.

He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), and has gained the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher Education from Harper Adams University (PgCert TSLHE with Distinction).


Professional activities & recognition

Prizes, awards & distinctions

  • 2017: Aspire Students' Choice Award for Inspiring Learning (Harper Adams University)
  • 2015: Aspire Teaching Excellence Award (Harper Adams University)
  • 2010: University of London 150th Anniversary Prize (University of London)
  • 2010: Visiting scholarship to Mississippi State University (US-UK Fulbright Commission)

Editorial boards

  • 2019: Annals of Applied Biology

Professional & learned societies

  • 2018: Honorary Secretary, Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
  • 2015: Member, Veterinary Public Health Association
  • 1996: Member, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Selected international presentations

  • 2018: Acid Fast Club Summer meeting (University of Oxford)
  • 2016: Veterinary Anthropology Workshop (University of Edinburgh)
  • 2016: Global Health Symposium (Durham University)
  • 2015: One Health-One Welfare workshop (University of São Paulo)
  • 2014: Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (Dublin)
  • 2014: VI International M. bovis conference (Cardiff)
  • 2013: Royal Geographical Society conference (London)
  • 2012: International Symposium on Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE) XIII (Maastricht)
  • 2012: Royal Geographical Society conference (University of Edinburgh)
  • 2010: National Institute for Animal Agriculture (Kansas City)
  • 2010: Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association (Mississippi State University)