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A flock of sheep in a field with a loch behind them.
Date Posted: 02.11.2020

PRESS RELEASE: Research consortium receives funding for Smart Sheep project

A UK research consortium has been awarded funding from the government’s Transforming Food Production Challenge Fund through Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency to develop new tools to encourage the...

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A microscope image of T gondii
Date Posted: 29.10.2020

PRESS RELEASE: £0.56M grant awarded to tackle one of the world’s most common parasites

An interdisciplinary team from the UK and Brazil have been awarded a grant worth over half a million pounds to help determine how disease caused by one of the most...

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Date Posted: 22.10.2020

Senesino’s ‘Numnuts’ wins chance to work with Tesco supply chain

Animal Agri-Tech start-up Senesino has won the opportunity to work with the UK’s leading retailer, Tesco, and its supply chain partners, after the Tesco Agri T-Jam was run for a...

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Image of a sheep
Date Posted: 15.10.2020

PRESS RELEASE: ‘Social distancing’ in sheep could cure flock of maedi-visna

A collaboration between scientists in Scotland and The Netherlands has found that a lack of ‘social distancing’ between sheep is almost exclusively responsible for the spread of the virus that...

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Sketch of Swaledale sheep
Date Posted: 08.10.2020

PRESS RELEASE: New studentship at Moredun will work with farmers to investigate sheep parasite control

An EASTBIO Doctoral Training Partnership PhD studentship has been awarded to Moredun to investigate ways to optimise parasite control in hill and upland sheep. The four-year studentship, which has been...

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Date Posted: 29.09.2020

SCOPS launches 2020 Technical Manual update

Following an expert review and comprehensive update, the new 2020 on-line version of the SCOPS Internal Parasite Technical Manual for Vets and Advisers went live on Monday 28th September. The...

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A micrscopic image of a sheep scab mite
Date Posted: 17.09.2020

PRESS RELEASE: Interdisciplinary collaboration leads to new early sheep scab test

A new diagnostic technique has been developed by Scottish scientists to help in the early detection of sheep scab, marking a significant development towards improved monitoring and control of the...

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A microscope image of a poultry red mite
Date Posted: 15.09.2020

PRESS RELEASE: Novel study of poultry red mites awarded key funding

A grant worth almost half a million pounds has been awarded to the Moredun Research Institute to develop a novel way of studying poultry red mites which greatly reduces the...

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