Events archive

Past Events

The Dick Vet runs events through the year. Below is information on some of our recent ones.

The six legs of a vet leading a grey horse
International Seminar Series on Animal Welfare and EthicsTuesday 5 March 2013, 5.15pm - 7pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, LT1
Heather Bacon & Hayley Walters will talk about "Vet training in developing countries – too tough to tackle?"
International Seminar Series on Animal Welfare and EthicsTuesday 12 February 2013, 5.15pm - 7pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, LT1
Dr Sean Wensley will talk about "The role of the vet in Animal Welfare"
International Seminar Series on Animal Welfare and EthicsThursday 31 January 2013, 5.15pm - 7pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, LT1
Dr James Yeates will talk about "Animal Ethics and the RSPCA"
International Seminar Series on Animal Welfare and EthicsMonday 3 December 2012, 5.30pm - 7pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, LT1
Professor Nat Waran will give her inaugural lecture on "Real world animal welfare"
International Seminar Series on Animal Welfare and EthicsThursday 15 November 2012, 1.30pm - 3pmThe Roslin Institute
Professor Peter Sandoe & Professor Bruce Whitelaw will lead a "Debate on transgenics and ethics"
International Seminar Series on Animal Welfare and EthicsTuesday 13 November 2012, 5.30pm - 7pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, LT1
Will Fowlds from Vets go Wild with talk about "Working with Rhinos"
International Seminar Series on Animal Welfare and EthicsTuesday 30 October 2012, 5.30pm - 7pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, LT1
Dr Dorothy McKeegan will lead a discussion with The Vet Student’s Ethics Forum.
International Seminar Series on Animal Welfare and EthicsMonday 29 October 2012, 3pm - 5pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, Rm 1.28
James Florence from the WVS will talk about "Animal Birth Control Clinics in Ooty, India"
50th Year Reunion for the Class of 19624 - 6 October 2012
Midlothian Doors Open DaySaturday 8 September 2012, 1pm - 4pm
The Dick Vet will be opening its doors to the public as part of the Midlothian Doors Open Day. The last tour will start at 3:30pm.
ISES Conference 201218 - 20 July 2012, 9am - 5pmThe Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, and the Scottish National Equestrian Centre
The ISES 2012 Conference will be held at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, and at the Scottish National Equestrian Centre.
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VetEd Symposium Edinburgh 201212 - 13 July 2012, 9.30am - 5pmThe Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, the University of Edinburgh
This year, the VetEd Symposium will be held at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies' new building at the Easter Bush Campus.
Further information and registration
Gastro-Intestinal Surgery: Back to the BasicsTuesday 8 May 2012, 6.45pm - 9.30pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, Easter Bush Campus
An Update on Hip and Elbow Dysplasia: The latest in diagnosis, treatment and prevention strategiesTuesday 17 April 2012, 6.45pm - 9.30pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, Easter Bush Campus
Itchy, Lumpy and Crusty - A Practical Guide to Enhancing your Diagnostic Evaluation of the Dermatology CaseTuesday 20 March 2012, 6.45pm - 9.30pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, Easter Bush Campus
Diagnostic Approach to the Sick BirdThursday 16 February 2012, 6.45pm - 9.30pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, Easter Bush Campus
Case Studies in Internal MedicineTuesday 17 January 2012, 6.45pm - 9.30pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, Easter Bush Campus
Pain in Small Animal Patients - Is It Really Important?Tuesday 13 December 2011, 6.45pm - 9.30pmNew Veterinary Teaching Building, Easter Bush Campus
Veterinary Defence Society Reunion at Easter Bush. Saturday 3 December 2011
Class of 1981 Reunion. Saturday 15 October 2011
Midlothian Doors Open Day.Saturday 10 September 2011
Class of 2001 Reunion. Saturday 3 September 2011
Visit by Scotia Agricultural Club to Easter Bush.Wednesday 27 July 2011
The Royal Highland Show23 - 26 June 2011Ingliston
See us at the Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh.
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Animals Asia Foundation LectureWednesday 22 June 2011New Veterinary Teaching Building, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG
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Horse Power CPDFriday 30 July 2010
A group of 10 motorbiking equine vets delivered a unique FREE high intensity CPD course lasting 4 - 5 hours. The course was broadly based and designed to suit ordinary practising veterinarians. Money raised by donations and sponsorships will be divided between the SPANA Disabled Riding Centre in Bamako, Mali and the BEVA Trust, which supports the education of young vets at home and abroad and fosters an interest in the developing world. At the end of the event a dozen members of the local Harley Davidson owners chapter joined the bikers on their onward journey
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"It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog!" - Preventative Healthcare for DogsWednesday 7 April 2010, 7pm - 8pmLecture Theatre G.08, William Robertson Building, George Square, Edinburgh
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies presents the fourth in a series of free lectures for animal lovers. The Presenter for this event will be Victoria Macklin - Dick Vet Small Animal Practice Veterinary Surgeon. This event has taken place. A podcast of the lecture will be made available shortly.
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"Why the Long Face?" - Preventative Health Care for HorsesWednesday 24 March 2010, 7pm - 8pmLecture Theatre G.08, William Robertson Building, George Square, Edinburgh
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies presents the third in a series of free lectures for animal lovers. The Presenter for this event was Matt Hanks - Dick Vet Equine Practice. This event has taken place. A podcast of the lecture will be made available.
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"It's all about me!" - Preventative Health Care for CatsWednesday 10 March 2010, 7pm - 8pmLecture Theatre G.08, William Robertson Building, George Square, Edinburgh
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies presents the second in a series of free lectures for animal lovers. The Presenter for this event was Professor Danielle Gunn Moore - Professor of Feline Medicine. This event has taken place. A podcast of the lecture will be made available.
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"Not a Happy Bunny?" - Preventative Healthcare for RabbitsWednesday 24 February 2010, 7pm - 8pmLecture Theatre G.08, William Robertson Building, George Square, Edinburgh
The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies presents the first in a series of free lectures for animal lovers. The Presenter for this event was Brigitte Reusch - Lecturer in Rabbit Medicine and Surgery. This event has taken place. A podcast of the lecture will be made available.
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The William Dick Memorial Lecture 2009Friday 18 September 2009Assembly Hall, The University of Edinburgh
The 2009 William Dick Memorial Lecture entitled "Climate Change and Wilderness - Where Are We Headed" by Professor Richard Leakey.
Watch the 2009 William Dick Memorial Lecture on-line
Dick Vet Reunion Weekend 2009 Saturday 19 September 2009Edinburgh
The reunion weekend in 2009 was a reunion dinner and ceilidh for Dick Vet graduates celebrating a milestone anniversary. We invited all alumni who graduated in a year ending in a '4' or '9' to join us on 19th September for this special reunion.
Pictures of the 2009 Reunion
Dick Vet Class of 1959 ReunionFriday 18 September 2009Old College, The University of Edinburgh
The class of 1959 held their 50 year reunion on Friday 18th September 2009. Please see below for pictures.

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