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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 Andrew Devitt (Chair) - Aston University
Professor Eileen Wall (Deputy Chair) - Scotland’s Rural College

Dr Richard Barrett-Jolley - University of Liverpool
Dr Collette Britton - University of Glasgow
Dr Francesca Cacucci - University College London
Dr Tracey Coffey - The University of Nottingham
Professor Lisa Collins - University of Leeds
Professor Steven Goodbourn - St. George's, University of London
Dr Simon Paul Graham - The Pirbright Institute
Dr David Griffiths - Moredun Research Institute
Professor Julie Harris - University of St Andrews
Professor Kate Jeffery - University College London
Dr Theofanis Kanellos - Zoetis International
Professor Paul Langford - Imperial College London
Dr Jonathan Lee - University of Birmingham
Professor Walter Marcotti - The University of Sheffield
Dr Tom Matheson - University of Leicester
Dr Dorothy McKeegan - University of Glasgow
Professor Simone Meddle - The University of Edinburgh
Professor Malcolm Andrew Mitchell - Scotland’s Rural College
Professor Ali Mobasheri - University of Surrey
Dr Rasmus Petersen - The University of Manchester
Professor Yannis Pitsiladis - University of Brighton
Professor Narender Ramnani - Royal Holloway, University of London
Professor Olivier Sparagano - Coventry University
Dr Karen Spencer - University of St Andrews
Professor Paul Thornalley - The University of Warwick
Dr Andrew Welchman - University of Cambridge
Professor Geraldine Wright - Newcastle 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


  • 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


  • 18-19 February
  • 21-22 May
  • 16-17 September