Published: Wednesday, 10th June 2020
One of the world’s most mysterious species of whale was stranded in Britain for the first time, according to new research.
Published: Thursday, 17th October 2019
A Sowerby’s beaked whale found on an East Lothian beach suffered some of the “most severe” entanglement wounds ever recorded by the Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme (SMASS).
Published: Friday, 4th October 2019
A multi-million pound European-wide project to improve the conditions of egg-laying chickens is launched today (Friday 4 October), to coincide with World Animal Day.
Published: Tuesday, 19th February 2019
It is used regularly by global tech giants such as Google and Facebook, but now “deep learning” is set to become a key weapon in the fight against tuberculosis in cattle.
Published: Wednesday, 11th October 2017
In the last six months, there has been a series of interesting developments in the EU network on sheep productivity – called SheepNet – in which SRUC is one of seven core partners.
Published: Wednesday, 7th September 2016
SRUC’s Livestock Geneticist Joanne Conington recently gave a keynote address at the conference of the joint Australian-New Zealand Societies of Animal Production in Adelaide, Australia.
Published: Wednesday, 17th August 2016
A team of researchers from Scotland’s Rural College is contributing to iSAGE, a new multi-million pound EU-funded research project aiming to future proof our sheep and goat farming industry.
Published: Friday, 10th July 2015
Dr Eileen Wall, a livestock breeding expert at Scotland’s Rural College was awarded a Professorship in Integrative Livestock Genetics at SRUC’s annual Graduation ceremony.
Published: Friday, 10th July 2015
Internationally recognised SRUC animal nutritionist Dr Jos Houdijk was awarded a Professorship in Animal Nutrition and Health at the college’s graduation ceremony at Bute Hall, University of Glasgow.
Published: Wednesday, 20th May 2015
As the world’s attention increasingly turns to feeding its booming population, two SRUC experts will give public lectures on the crucial science behind breeding healthy and productive livestock.
Published: Wednesday, 8th April 2015
Researchers from Scotland Rural College are playing a key role in a major new partnership driving genetic improvement in the UK sheep industry through the use of commercial data in its evaluations.
Published: Wednesday, 15th October 2014
Three leading researchers from Scotland’s Rural College travelled to Copenhagen to take a leading part in a special event at the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP).
Published: Wednesday, 9th July 2014
Researcher Eileen Wall, Reader in Integrative Animal Sciences with Scotland’s Rural College, is one of 43 new members of the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Young Academy of Scotland (YAS).
Published: Thursday, 29th May 2014
SRUC Researcher Dr Vicky Sandilands recently joined 32 other specialists at a workshop in the Swiss city of Bern to discuss keel bone damage in laying hens.
Published: Wednesday, 6th November 2013
In recognition of the quality of her research PhD Student Laura Beeson, has been awarded the British Poultry Council (BPC) Scholarship for 2013.
Published: Thursday, 19th September 2013
The Roslin Institute Building, which houses much of SRUC’s Animal and Veterinary Sciences Research Group, swung open its heavy glass doors for Midlothian’s Doors Open Day last weekend.
Published: Wednesday, 19th June 2013
Researchers from the Moredun Research Institute and SRUC have received a major funding award.
Published: Wednesday, 24th April 2013
SRUC’s Professor Cathy Dwyer recently won a prestigious prize for her work in animal welfare; the Award for Innovation Developments in Animal Welfare.
Published: Wednesday, 10th April 2013
Experts from Scotland’s Rural College helped develop a new “on-line” tool for cattle breeders just launched by the British Limousin Cattle Society.
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