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1.03.2017

Moredun’s Director of Communications elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Professor Lee Innes, a renowned scientist and Moredun’s Director of Communications, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 

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27.02.2017

Moredun’s Director of Communications wins prestigious Scottish Knowledge Exchange Award

Congratulations to Professor Lee Innes, Moredun’s Director of Communications, who received an award for Outstanding Contribution to Knowledge Exchange at the prestigious Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards.

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16.02.2017

Moredun’s Director of Communications shortlisted for a prestigious Scottish Knowledge Exchange Award

Moredun’s Director of Communications, Professor Lee Innes, has been shortlisted for Outstanding Contribution to Knowledge Exchange at the prestigious Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2017.

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5.01.2017

Moredun Regional Advisor wins Farm Animal Health Advisor of the Year

Huge congratulations to Scott Brown, one of our South of Scotland Regional Advisors, who was recently awarded Farm Animal Health Advisor of the Year at the OvertheCounter Awards.

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2.01.2017

Knighthood for Moredun Foundation Board Member

Congratulations to Moredun Foundation Board member, John Campbell, founder and chairman of the Glenrath Farms empire, who has been knighted in the New Year Honours List for his services to farming and charitable service to entrepreneurship.

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23.12.2016

New Associate Membership Announced with Downland

Moredun are delighted to announce that Downland, a UK wide network of independently owned agricultural retailers who specialise in the dairy, beef and sheep sectors, have joined up with Moredun as Associate Members.

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21.12.2016

OPA research hones in on three approaches in a bid to enhance diagnostics

Recent research by Moredun scientists and colleagues has provided new opportunities for the development of diagnostic tests for ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (OPA).

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15.12.2016

Applications open for 2017 Moredun Foundation Awards

The Moredun Foundation is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the 2017 Moredun Foundation Award Scheme. 

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14.12.2016

New application for OPA PCR test developed

Scientists and vets at Moredun Research Institute and Biobest Laboratories Ltd have developed and evaluated a diagnostic test on nasal swabs from thin ewes that could be used to screen flocks for Ovine Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma (OPA).

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1.12.2016

Moredun’s Julie Fitzpatrick receives the Royal Smithfield Club Bicentenary Trophy from HRH The Princess Royal

The Royal Smithfield awards its Bicentenary Trophy to publicly recognise an individual’s significant contribution to the overall benefit of the British meat and livestock industry.

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30.11.2016

HRH The Princess Royal visits Moredun

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Moredun Foundation today to find out how creative design has been applied to benefit the health and welfare of livestock in a special event to help celebrate Scotland’s year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.

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24.11.2016

Moredun scientists take on the Movember Challenge

November has seen Moredun Research Institute 'renamed' the Moustache Research Institute all in aid of raising awareness of men’s health.

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4.11.2016

Moredun's War of the Worms Animation

In response to increasing reports of anthelmintic (wormer) resistance in many of our common gastro-intestinal worms affecting the health and welfare of livestock and horses, Moredun has teamed up with animator Selina Wagner (Blobina Animations) to create an engaging and entertaining short film highlighting the important elements involved in the development and spread of anthelmintic resistance.

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22.09.2016

High Liver Fluke Risk this Autumn

Farmers are warned to be proactive with liver fluke management this autumn to ensure no adverse effects to cattle performance are seen, given the high liver fluke risk this year.   

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12.09.2016

Graeme Cook appointed as new Director for the Centre for Knowledge Exchange and Impact

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Graeme Cook as the new Director for the Centre of Knowledge Exchange and Impact (CKEI) with effect from 12th of September 2016.

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23.06.2016

Moredun's parasitologists find a creative way to highlight the key messages for sustainable worm control

In response to increasing reports of anthelmintic (wormer) resistance in many of our common gastro-intestinal worms affecting the health and welfare of livestock and horses, Moredun has teamed up with animator Selina Wagner (Blobina Animations) to create an engaging and entertaining short film hi

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23.06.2016

Biosecurity best practice advice to the farming community

Moredun and The Crown Estate Scotland Portfolio have extended their collaboration to produce Biosecurity information in a clear and concise format developed and produced at Moredun by Dr Beth Wells and aimed to encourage livestock farmers to encompass a proactive approach to disease prevention an

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1.06.2016

Moredun PhD Student wins Young Scientist Award

Ana Herrero, a PhD student at the Moredun Research Institute and the University of Stirling, was crowned the winning of the Young Scientist Award at the 10th Aquaculture UK Conference in Aviemore last week (25th May).  The exhibition and conference is one of the major events

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19.04.2016

New Saliva Test under Development to Diagnose Equine Encysted Small Strongyle Infection

Scientists at Moredun are currently developing a novel diagnostic blood test for the assessment of encysted small strongyle larval burdens in horses. The diagnostic test detects antibodies to larval cyathostomins encysted in the gut wall of infected horses.

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17.03.2016

First Nematodirus Case Confirmed

The first case of Nematodirosis causing deaths and scouring in lambs has been confirmed in the Hereford area this week. The lambs were about 4 weeks of age and grazing high risk pasture with south facing slopes.

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11.03.2016

Bovine ‘bum bag’ design challenge: Ensuring hygienic collection of faeces from livestock

Moredun scientisits recently set researchers at the School of Textiles & Design a particularly tricky challenge: how to develop a ‘bovine bum bag’ to ensure the hygienic collection of faeces from livestock.

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1.02.2016

Analysis of Salmonella strains in Scottish grey seals raises concerns of microbial marine pollution

Scottish grey seal pups are found to be infected with forms of Salmonella bacteria, similar to those isolated from livestock and humans, according to a new study.

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11.01.2016

Applications open for 2016 Moredun Foundation Awards - funding available to support innovative projects and individuals with an interest in livestock health and welfare

The Moredun Foundation is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the 2016 Moredun Foundation Award Scheme. 

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