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Research Committee A

Animal disease, health and welfare

For research topics covered by each Research Committee and to apply for funding visit our Responsive mode research grants and How to apply pages (see related links).

Core members

Professor Eileen Wall - SRUC (Chair)
Professor Candy Rowe - Newcastle University (Deputy Chair)
Dr Elma Tchilian - The Pirbright Institute (Deputy Chair)
Professor Michael Bailey - University of Bristol
Professor Richard Barrett-Jolley - University of Liverpool
Dr Jason Berwick - University of Sheffield
Professor Francesca Cacucci - University College London
Dr Kate Ellacott - University of Exeter
Dr James Gardiner - Imperial College London
Professor Simon Graham - The Pirbright Institute and University of Surrey
Professor Jayne Hope - University of Edinburgh
Dr Emma Laing - GlaxoSmithKline
Dr Jonathan Lee - University of Birmingham
Dr Tom Matheson - University of Leicester
Dr Mark Mooney - Queen's University of Belfast
Professor Rasmus Petersen - The University of Manchester
Dr Karen Spencer - University of St Andrews
Professor Paul Thornalley - Hamad Bin Khalifa University

For a list of members who attended the last three meetings visit our Recent grant awards page (see related links).

Meeting dates


  • 12-13 February
  • 22-23 May
  • 25-26 September


  • 13-14 February
  • 23-24 May
  • 19-20 September


  • 7-8 February
  • 16-17 May
  • 19-20 September


  • 2-3 February
  • 11-12 May
  • 22-23 September