Dr Alasdair Nisbet, has been successful in obtaining new research funding from the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) to evaluate a new technique that would greatly reduce the number of hens used in the efficacy testing of vaccines against
It is well known that liming can improve forage production but the wider effects of liming are poorly understood. A liming research project underway at the Game & Wildlife Scottish Demonstration Farm (GWSDF) Auchnerran now incorporates studies being run by Moredun Research Institute.
Moredun and the Farmers Network recently joined forces on farm in Cumbria to produce a very informative and interesting livestock production event.
The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) has recently announced it's new presidential team which sees Moredun's Professor Julie Fitzpatrick appointed as vice president alongside the society's new president, Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw Bt QC.
Following the success of the War of the Worms, Moredun were delighted to join forces once again with animator Selina Wagner (Blobina Animations) to create another engaging short film. Battle of the Bugs highlights the key biosecurity messages that are a critically important part of disease prevention and control.
Professor Julie Fitzpatrick the Scientific Director of the Moredun Research Institute and Chief Executive of the Moredun Group, also holds a Chair in Food Security in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow.
Biobest and Moredun are celebrating the ‘coming of age’ of their collaboration to provide rabies serology testing for the international movement of pet cats and dogs.
Many congratulations to President of the Moredun Foundation, Dr John Cameron CBE, who has been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of St Andrews for his contributions to agriculture, transport and education.
Moredun is a partner in VetBioNet which aims to reinforce the cooperation between Europe’s leading high-containment research infrastructures to advance research on epizootic and zoonotic diseases and to promote technological developments.
Moredun organised a workshop for farmers this week (Wednesday 8th March) to demonstrate the links between better disease control and improved economic return both in terms of production costs and return on sale.