Tagged: animal science

Hartpury College and University Centre

Hartpury College and University Centre is one of the UK’s leading land-based and sports educational establishments. Our stunning specialist campus covers more than 360 hectares and is located near to both Gloucester and Cheltenham. Hartpury is an Associate Faculty of …

Harper Adams research highlights data integration is key when monitoring livestock

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Data integration is key to the success of precision livestock farming, is the message from an animal behaviour expert at Harper Adams University. Dr Mark Rutter leads precision livestock farming (PLF) research at the university, including the DASIE project – …

Harper Adams research to increase Pedigree Welsh Pig numbers

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Harper Adams University, in partnership with the Pedigree Welsh Pig Society, is conducting a research project to help to determine the growth rate and feed conversion of rare breed Pedigree Welsh Pigs. The research on behalf of the Pedigree Welsh …

Harper Adams awarded Innovate UK funding to improve dairy cow welfare monitoring

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Researchers at Harper Adams University are contributing expertise to a project that aims to improve dairy cow health and welfare through the use of sensor technology. The collaborative project, known as DASIE (Dairy Animal Sensor Integrated Engineering), has been co-funded …

Writtle academics achieve top awards to extend agricultural research

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Two Writtle College academics have been given top awards to enable them to push forward research in their areas. Dr Nicola Blackie, Senior Lecturer in Animal Science (Livestock Production and Welfare), is one of only five recipients nationally of bursaries …

Research Theme: Natural and Applied Sciences, including Agriculture

The following links will provide more information on the research centres and supervisors / research collaborators at CREST member institutions for the Research Theme -Natural and Applied Sciences, including Agriculture. Glyndwr University Research Centre for Applied Science, Engineering and Computing …

Royal Agricultural University Professor highly commended at farming conference

The Royal Agricultural University are delighted to congratulate Professor Toby Mottram on being highly commended in the Practice with Science Award at the Oxford Farming Conference 2014. Professor Mottram came highly commended for the eBolus, which accurately and wirelessly measures …

Royal Agricultural University research into cooperative grazing

The RAU have recently undertaken some research for the Cotswolds Conservation Board to assess the feasibility of a cooperative grazing approach in the Cotswolds Scarp and High Wold areas. The appropriate management of grassland is essential for the formation and …

Writtle University College

Writtle University College has been established since 1893 providing services to agriculture and the land based sectors. The University College has a tradition of successful Postgraduate Research Students that have graduated with studies focusing on land-based, environmental, animal science and …

Royal Agricultural University

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is the oldest agricultural college (1845) in the English-speaking world, but also the newest, gaining university title in 2013; until 2000 it was outside the public sector. The RAU was founded with the express aim …

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