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Past TMF Award winners

From surveying farmers in Haiti to attending the World Health Assembly in Geneva, the Moredun Foundation Award has allowed students, qualified vets and professional farmers to expand their knowledge and acquire new skills.

Read about the wide range of projects funded by the Award in previous years below.

2018

 

  • Assessing mineral deficiency of cross breed cows & minerals in the natural feed to improve fertility in Northern Province, Sri Lanka
    JOANNA GILLINGHAM (VETERINARY STUDENT, UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL) & LEANNE BROOKMAN (VETERINARY STUDENT, UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL)
     
  • The phytotherapeutic properties of Coconut Oil (Cocos nucifera L.) and Peppermint Oil (Mentha arvensis var. piperascens) in the prevention and cure of sub-clinical mastitis in Bos Taurus dairy cows
    THOMAS W FURNESS (DAIRY HERDSMAN & BSC AGRICULTURAL LIVESTOCK SCIENCE, LANCASHIRE)
     

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2017

 

  • The World Health Assembly, One Health Leadership Experience and Alberta’s intensive cattle systems: what use for Scotland and the globe?
    ROSIE HERRINGTON (VETERINARY STUDENT, UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH)
     
  • Investigating One Health and Agriculture in Canada
    ANGUS CASSIE (VETERINARY STUDENT, UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH)
     
  • Summer Dairy Institute 
    RACHEL HALL (VETERINARY STUDENT, UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL)

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2016

 

  • Surveying the use of antimicrobials by pastoralists in Narok County, Kenya
    CHLOE DONOVAN (VETERINARY STUDENT, ROYAL VETERINARY COLLEGE)
     
  • A comparison of the effect of 7-day gradual weaning and abrupt weaning on post-weaning growth rates of dairy heifer calves 
    SAMUEL BOWKER (VETERINARY SURGEON, CHESHIRE)
     
  • Problems and benefits to livestock health of intensive grazing of ruminants in comparison to UK housed systems. 
    DAVID BREWSTER (INDEPENDENT AGRICULTURAL CONSULTANT, SCOTLAND)

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2015

 

  • Overseas Study Tour: Learning the Practical Methodology behind HIR Technology
    EMILY EDWARDS (PHD STUDENT & GRADUATE TRAINEE, ROYAL AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY

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2014

 

  • Foetal Programming
    RICHARD HUGH TUDOR (LIVESTOCK FARMER, WALES)
     
  • New Zealand’s TB testing protocol for farmed deer, contributing their holistic strategy to achieve a TB-free country
    FIONA BANNERMAN (VETERINARY SURGEON, INVERNESS)
     
  • A project to study fasciolosis hepatica in two designated flocks to determine incidence and possible flukicide resistance
    RACHEL HAWKHEAD (VETERINARY NURSE, RENFREWSHIRE)

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2013

 

  • An examination of current attitudes towards the threat of Schmallenberg virus within the Scottish farming community
    MARY FRASER (LECTURER IN ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY & VETERINARY NURSING, EDINBURGH NAPIER UNIVERSITY
     
  • Establishing animal health priorities for livestock farmers in rural Haiti
    ELLIE MILNES (VETERINARY SURGEON, VETERINARY ENTERPRISES GROUP, NZ)
     
  • Assessing sustainable low-input small ruminant management practices employed in Greece and their potential application by UK sheep and goat producers
    CLARE PHYTHIAN & MARGIT GROENEVELT (VETERINARY STUDENTS, UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL)
     
  • Mixed swards – the more species the merrier?
    MICHAEL BLANCHE (FARMER, PERTH)

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2012

 

  • Detection of Digital Dermatitis lesions in cattle using a thermal camera
    SARAH HARLAND (VETERINARY SURGEON, UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL)
     
  • A project to aid the Scottish Livestock Industry’s understanding and awareness of psoroptic mange in cattle
    LISA ROBERTS & LORNA PATERSON (REGIONAL MANAGERS, NFU SCOTLAND)
     
  • A pilot study on the value of fallen stock necropsy to sheep farmers, with emphasis on ewe mortality
    FIONA LOVATT (VETERINARY SURGEON, CO. DURHAM) & BEN STRUGNELL (VETERINARY INVESTIGATION OFFICER, THIRSK)

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