The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
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2012 Archive

News items from 2012.

Postgraduate virtual drop-in day

Considering postgraduate study at the Vet School?

Vets work on mystery of "robotic cats"

Vets are working to find the cause of a neurological condition that has been affecting Scottish cats during the last decade.

Dick Vet joins US online partnership

Equine Nutrition is one of the University of Edinburgh’s six new courses available for online students, which offer a taste of higher education for free.

Course aims to help protect endangered animals

The growing number of endangered species has led to the development of a unique course to help vets tackle this global challenge.

Improving animal welfare in China

University vets are contributing to efforts to improve animal care in China's zoos.

Dick Vet Outreach to the Homeless

For the past two years, vets Andrew Gardiner and Amy Jennings, from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and the Roslin Institute, have been providing basic veterinary care and advice clinics at two Edinburgh hostels which permit homeless people to keep their dogs and other animals with them.

Social Media at the Dick Vet

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies may have been founded nearly 200 years ago, but we’re always looking for new ways to engage with our students, alumni, clients and friends worldwide.

Holiday hospital and practice closures

Hospitals and practices are closed for routine cases on the following dates.

Merry Christmas!

Christmas greetings from the Dick Vet!

Vet MSc Virtual Graduation

Following the success of the virtual graduations in 2011, The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh extended an invitation to the virtual graduation to all postgraduate students.

New Veterinary Cancer Centre head

A new head of clinical oncology has been appointed at one of the world’s leading veterinary cancer centres.