News

27.11.2019

Shipped off to Shetland - QMS Monitor Farm event

Moredun Prinicpal Investigator, Dr Philip Skuce, visited Bigton Farm on Shetland in August 2019. Here, he describes his experience:

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22.11.2019

TWO fully funded PhD studentships available

We're pleased to announce that we currently have TWO fully funded PhD opportunities working with Moredun, open for applications from all UK/EU graduates. Closing date for both positions is Sunday 5th January 2020.

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19.11.2019

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Testing for liver fluke helps sheep and cattle farmers deal with rising tide of infections

The Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) and Control of Cattle Parasites Sustainably (COWS) groups are continuing to monitor the situation with regard to liver fluke this season.
 
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15.11.2019

PRESS RELEASE: Results of a nationwide field trial for a vaccine for the prevention of equine grass sickness

After years of initial planning and preliminary studies, a unique nationwide field trial for a vaccine for the prevention of Equine Grass Sickness (EGS) has been completed.

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11.11.2019

Invitation to Sheep Health meeting

Tackling one of the most significant diseases facing the sheep industry.

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8.11.2019

New Document - Bovine Neosporosis

Our latest disease news sheet "Bovine Neosporosis" is now available to view on the Member's Portal.

 

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30.10.2019

PRESS RELEASE: Tick-borne encephalitis virus detected in ticks in the UK

The tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) has been detected for the first time in ticks in the UK. 

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28.10.2019

PRESS RELEASE: Advances in understanding lung cancer in sheep may lead to new diagnostic tests

A new study recently published in Journal of Virology has identified genetic changes occurring during the growth of lung cancer in sheep that improve understanding of how the disease develops. This could help lead to earlier diagnosis of the disease in sheep and in humans.

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24.10.2019

Moredun Aquaculture team receives funding for Salmon Health projects

Scientists in the Aquaculture Research Group at Moredun have received funding for two collaborative research projects funded by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre.

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21.10.2019

PRESS RELEASE: The Princess Royal visits Moredun to highlight the contribution of livestock to food production, biodiversity and the environment

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal attended a special event held today (Monday 21st October) at Pentlands Science Park to celebrate Moredun’s commitment to the contribution of livestock to food production, biodiversity and the environment.

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15.10.2019

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: Sheep and cattle farmers urged to start testing for liver fluke this autumn

The Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) and Control of Cattle Parasites Sustainably (COWS) groups are urging sheep and cattle farmers to monitor for liver fluke this autumn.

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9.10.2019

Moredun Scientific to be represented at Aquaculture Europe 2019

We will be at Aquaculture Europe in Berlin from October 7th – 19th to showcase our Aquaculture testing services which support developments in fish health, welfare, nutrition and disease control.

We hope to see you there.

 

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