The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies


Jasmin Paris receives Barclays Woman of the Year Award

Jasmin Paris, has received the Barclays Woman of the Year award at the 2019 Women of the Year Lunch and Awards. The annual awards celebrate inspirational women from the fields of sport, health, science and wellness.

Jasmin Paris

The School is pleased to extend its congratulations to Jasmin Paris, who has received the Barclay's Woman of the Year Award at the 2019 Women of the Year Lunch and Awards. 

Jasmin, is a Senior Clinician in the Hospital for Small Animals Internal Medicine Service and completed her PhD programme at the Centre for Regenerative Medicine on acute myeloid leukaemia. Jasmin has had an incredible year as an ultra-runner, as she became the first female ever to win the 268 mile Montane Spine Race.

Woman of the Year Awards

The 64th Women of the Year Lunch and Awards took place at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, where more than 400 women were all recognised as ‘Women of the Year’ for their individual achievements this year.

Five of these outstanding women, including Jasmin, were honoured with Women of the Year Awards for their selfless dedication to their fields of work.

The event champions women from all walks of life and each guest is nominated by a member of the Women of the Year Council in recognition of her personal achievement or inspiration and attends the Lunch as a ‘Woman of the Year’.

Record breaking ultra-runner

As well as her clinical work and PhD, carried out at the Centre for Regenerative Medicine on acute myeloid leukaemia, Jasmin is also a well known and successful ultra-runner. Jasmin took part in the Montane Spine Race and was not only the first female winner, but also smashed the previous course record by over 12 hours! 


Edinburgh vet wins epic endurance race

Interview with Jasmin Paris

Woman of the Year Lunch and Awards


About the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is a one-of-a-kind centre of excellence in clinical activity, teaching and research. Our purpose-built campus, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Pentland Hills Regional Park, is home to more than eight hundred staff and almost fourteen hundred students, all of whom contribute to our exceptional community ethos.

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We represent the largest concentration of animal science related expertise in Europe, impacting local, regional, national and international communities in terms of economic growth, the provision of clinical services and the advancement of scientific knowledge.