The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Programme Team

Details of our core teaching staff and the courses they teach.

Programme Team

Dr Tamsin Coombs

Programme Director

  • MSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare
  • University of Edinburgh
  • SRUC

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Dr Laura Dixon

Deputy Programme Director

  • MSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare
  • University of Edinburgh
  • SRUC

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Mrs Kirstin McIlvaney

Programme Coordinator

  • MSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare
  • University of Edinburgh

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Natalie Honeyman

Programme Administrator

  • MSc Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare
  • University of Edinburgh

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SRUC 151

Tutors and lecturers

The programme is mainly taught by members of SRUC. Courses are also run by staff from the University of Edinburgh, the University of Newcastle.

 

Name Course Institution
Professor Alistair Lawrence Introduction to Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare SRUC
Dr Simon Turner Introduction to Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare SRUC
Professor Cathy Dwyer Biology of Suffering SRUC
Dr Kenny Rutherford Biology of Suffering SRUC
Professor Marie Haskell Animal Cognition & Consciousness SRUC
Professor Francoise Wemelsfelder Animal Cognition & Consciousness SRUC
Dr Rick D’Eath Scientific Methodology SRUC
Dr Matt Leach Animal Welfare Applications University of Newcastle
Dr Fritha Langford Animal Welfare Applications SRUC, University of Edinburgh
Mr Rob Thomas Animal Welfare Applications University of Edinburgh
Heather Bacon   University of Edinburgh