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Bees use patterns to find flowers, not just colours
Bees are one of the most important pollinators of agricultural crops, and their populations have been in decline in recent years. There are many reasons for this decline, including the use of pesticides, loss of habitat, and disease.
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
This is done through improving their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology, and skills which others have. KTPs exist to meet a care strategic need and identify innovative solutions which help businesses grow.
Anime Health Innovation Network AHIN
What’s new for AHIN?
As many of you know, the Animal Health Innovation Network has been formed to bring together academia and industry to drive innovations within the animal health sector.
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British Cattle Veterinary Association
The British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) vision include “seeing a central role for the vet to safeguard and improve the wellbeing of cattle and safety of our food within sustainable beef and dairy industries.
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NOAH
NOAH is committed to One Health which includes limiting the development of antimicrobial resistance by promoting responsible use and stewardship of antibiotics. Offering training to all their members, NOAH helps individuals to understand the risks and know when to give and not to give antibiotics.
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Surrey Research Park – centre for digital innovation
The Surrey Research Park is owned and operated by the University of Surrey and is a centre of excellence for technology, science, health, space and engineering. The park lets out spaces to businesses who want to be located close to London but not directly within it.
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Animal Health Innovation Network
The Animal Health Innovation Network bring together academia, research organisations and industry to drive innovation in the animal health sector by creating shared opportunities for value creation through collaborations, data and digital transformation.
Project Update from Bryony Armson
We hope that the information obtained may identify research gaps for future studies and help develop solutions for effective disease control.
Meet new members of vHive
Who are you and what is your role? Cara Fudge – Admin Assistant
The “Ranch Livestock to Market” Programme
Good ranch management practice is essential if optimal livestock production, productivity and marketing are to be realised.
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The future of animal movement science?
For dogs, physical activity is one half of a healthy life; good rest being the other. We know many diseases and conditions manifest and affect normal patterns of physical activity and research is currently focused on teasing apart the idiosyncrasies and nuances. One of the most objective and unobtrusive ways of measuring physical activity is using accelerometers. Pet wearables are now a “thing” and these sometimes-fashionable gadgets do a great job of measuring daily patterns and intensity in an objective way.