Honorary Professor: Andrea Nolan
Andrea Nolan has been made an Honorary Professor in the School of Veterinary Studies.
Professor Nolan graduated as a veterinary surgeon from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
After a short time in veterinary practice, she embarked on an academic career that took her to the universities of Cambridge and Bristol and the Technical University of Munich.
She was appointed Lecturer at the University of Glasgow in 1989 and Professor in Veterinary Pharmacology in 1998.
She holds postgraduate clinical qualifications in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Veterinary Pharmacology.
Professor Nolan became Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in 1999.
Thereafter she was appointed Vice-Principal for Learning and Teaching at the University of Glasgow, a role she held for five years.
In 2009 she was appointed Senior Vice-Principal and Deputy Vice-Chancellor.
In July 2013 she takes up the role of Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Edinburgh Napier University.
Professor Nolan is an established research leader in the field of animal pain, its recognition and management.
She has published more than 95 peer-reviewed papers, a large number of abstracts and book chapters, and has received awards for her contributions to animal welfare.
Professor Nolan is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and a Fellow of the Royal Agricultural Societies.