Dr Neil Hudson

Senior Lecturer


Neil qualified from the University of Cambridge Veterinary School in 1994; he worked in mixed practice in England and then undertook a rotating mixed practice internship at the University of Sydney where he was awarded the Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Studies in 1995. After a further short period in mixed practice in England, Neil moved to the University of Edinburgh where he completed a PhD in Grass Sickness and Equine Gastroenterology and a Residency in Equine Internal Medicine. He achieved his Certificate in Equine Internal Medicine in this period.  Neil then joined the Faculty at the Dick Vet as a Lecturer in Equine Medicine. He has also pursued post-doctoral research in equine and comparative gastroenterology. He was awarded the RCVS Diploma in Equine Internal Medicine (DEIM) in 2006 and then spent a period as Director of Undergraduate Admissions and is currently a Senior Veterinary Clinical Lecturer at the Dick Vet. He leads the Undergraduate Certificate in Veterinary Medical Education. He was awarded the Diploma of Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (FRCVS) in 2018 for his research thesis on veterinary admissions. He became a Principal  Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA) in 2019.


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) University of Edinburgh The Enteric Nervous System and Interstitial Cells of Cajal of the Horse; Master of Arts (MA), University of Cambridge Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (VetMB)(Cambridge), University of Cambridge; Postgraduate Diploma, University of Sydney Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Studies (DipVetClinStud)

Professional Qualifications

Diploma in Equine Internal Medicine, DEIM; Certificate in Equine Medicine (Internal Medicine), CertEM(IntMed); Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, MRCVS;  Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, FRCVS;  Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, PFHEA.

Responsibilities & affiliations

UG teaching staff, equine teaching, pre-clinical teaching, clinical skills teaching

Year 4 Director, Co-ordinator of Adjustments, Senior Personal Tutor, Equine MSc Programme Director

Deputy Dean for Postgraduates

Postgraduate teaching

Year 1

Professional & Clinical Skills 1

Year GEP

The Animal Body  

Professional & Clinical Skills GEP

Year 2

The Animal Body 3

Student Selected Component 1

Professional & Clinical Skills 2

Year 3

Professional & Clinical Skills 3

Year 4


Professional & Clinical Skills 4

Year 5

Final Year Rotations

Student Selected Component 2


MSc Equine Science

Equine Exercise Physiology 2

Research Methods in Equine Science

Current research interests

Equine and comparative gastroenterology. Postoperative ileus and colic. Veterinary Medical Education. Veterinary Admissions.

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