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A flock of sheep in a field with a loch behind them.
Date Posted: 28.01.2021

Livestock health webinar from Moredun and Harper Adams replaces our annual workshop at Harper Adams

Wednesday 27th January saw Moredun and Harper Adams University continue their partnership by hosting their third joint Livestock Health workshop, only this time there was no trip south for Moredun, but...

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Micrscope image of 'mini stomachs'
Date Posted: 22.01.2021

PRESS RELEASE: Using mini-stomachs to help understanding of how parasites survive in cattle stomachs

Scientists at Moredun Research Institute and the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh have joined forces to develop three-dimensional cell cultures which mimic the stomach of cattle. These ‘mini-stomachs’...

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A male deer with antlers eating grass next to large trees
Date Posted: 02.11.2020

New report published on the risk of STEC contamination in wild venison

A successful two-year study led by Moredun scientists with partners from Edinburgh University and Food Standards Scotland (FSS), together with incredible support from the deer industry, has resulted in the...

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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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