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University of Nottingham: Veterinary Medicine and Science

Institution University of Nottingham
Department School of Veterinary Medicine and Science
Study type Research


Develop your skills and understanding of the latest veterinary research, at a University that's ranked 2nd in the UK for research power - veterinary medicine, Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

At Nottingham you'll gain specialist training and support in a broad range of veterinary topics. With theory and practical techniques, you'll have all the skills you need for a successful research career.

Our research community is committed to addressing the key challenges of our age through research that has an impact. Our research spans across species, improving the health and welfare of animals. From reducing lameness in sheep using technology, understanding cancer, cardiovascular and degenerative diseases, to how viruses and bacteria work, so we can better understand and treat them.

Our expertise are made up of research groups and specialist research centres, including:

  • One Virology

  • Translational Infection Biology

  • Diagnostics and Therapeutics

  • Ruminant Population Health

  • Advanced Data Analysis Centre (ADAC)

  • Centre for Dairy Science Innovation (CDSI)

  • Centre for Evidenced Based Veterinary Medicine (CEVM)

  • Centre for Applied Bioethics (CAB)

By joining our postgraduate research community, you’ll be part of our Researcher Academy. This is a dedicated support network that champions our research culture and is excellent way for you to connect with researchers across the University. There’s a wealth of resources and training opportunities available via the Researcher Academy. This includes support with:

  • academic writing

  • career development

  • communication and dissemination

  • public engagement opportunities

  • research management

  • research methods and tools

Find out more about our Researcher Academy.

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