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Case studies

Roslin and SRUC jointly submitted a range of case studies in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework assessment.

The Roslin Institute, with Scotland’s Rural College, submitted impact case studies demonstrating the breadth and depth of our research, to the most recent Research Excellence Framework exercise. 

Details of REF case studies

Innovative modelling provides crucial evidence that underpins Brazil’s international climate commitments and continuation of national support for sustainable agricultural practices

 

Incorporating novel data-driven approaches into cattle genetic improvement programmes leads to better animal performance and overall economic gains

 

Foot and mouth disease in Scotland: Improving preparedness and outbreak responses

 

Transforming genomic selection in commercial breeding programmes for pigs, dairy goats and poultry

 

Refined greenhouse gas reporting informs policy and mitigation measures to reduce emissions from agriculture

 

Invention and development of the Livetec Nex® results in enhanced global poultry welfare

 

Qualitative Behaviour Assessment: An animal welfare assessment tool used worldwide

 

Implementation of large-scale vaccination programmes to control rabies in dogs and protect human health

 

Genomics-enabled breeding for disease resistance prevents mortality and improves welfare in aquaculture

 

Sustained long-term control of Human African Trypanosomiasis infections in Uganda through economically viable strategies

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