Moredun and Harper Adams to host virtual livestock health and welfare event

The Moredun Research Institute and Harper Adams University are inviting SQPs to join a Livestock Health and Welfare virtual event later this month.

Taking place on Wednesday, January 27, between 10am and 1pm, via Microsoft Teams, the event will see SQPs gain 22 CPD points.

Presentations will focus on livestock health and include the development of diagnostic tests for disease control and in support of animal disease surveillance schemes, and the importance of a One Health approach in disease pandemics.

After the presentations, there will be an opportunity to put your questions to the panel on the Q&A facility to learn more about novel tests and approaches to livestock disease control.

If you wish to register for points, please contact Hannah Shaw – at – before the event and remember to sign in with your name at the event.

10am Welcome and introduction by Chair Dr Philip Robinson, Harper Adams
10.10am Speaker: Dr Stewart Burgess, Moredun – Control of sheep scab – what does the future look like?10.40am Speaker: Dr Mara Rocchi, Moredun – Diagnostic tests development in support of surveillance schemes
11am Refreshment break
11.20am Speaker: Professor Lee Innes, Moredun – Adopting a One Health approach to tackle zoonotic diseases
11.50am Speaker: Dr Hannah Shaw, Harper Adams – From Moredun to Harper – a focus on livestock health
12.20pm Panel discussion Q&A: chaired by Dr Philip Robinson
12.50pm Round up by Dr Philip Robinson

To join the event, click HERE.



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