Dr Gudrun Schoeffmann

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia


I graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Austria in 1998 and stayed at the university as a clinical veterinary anaesthetist. In 2003 I completed my doctoral thesis and in 2007 I started a residency in Veterinary Anaesthesia at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterianry Studies. I returned to the University of Veterianry Medicine Vienna as Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia in 2011 where I was the course organiser for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Veterinary Anaesthesia. Since 2012 I am in my current position as lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. 


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria

European Diploma in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, DipECVAA Certificate in Veterinary Anaesthesia, CertVA

Responsibilities & affiliations


Postgraduate teaching

Year GEP

The Animal Body

Year 3

Clinical Foundation Course

Year 4

Professional & Clinical Skills 4

Year 5

Final Year Rotations

Student Selected Component 2

Research summary

Pain assessment and anlagesia with a focus on laboratory animal species

Current research interests

Pain assessment and analgesia in sheep Treatment of acid base disorders in anaesthetised horses Neuromuscular blocking agents in sheep