Cooper, B. & Smith, D. (2015). Veterinary Nurse training in the UK
Veterinary Nursing in the UK is still a relatively young profession. Whilst it is known that there were animal nurses in existence in the late 1800’s the role and title ‘Veter...
Smith, D., Dougherty, K. & Yates, K. (2015). Ensuring standards of clinical care provided by veterinary nurses through regulation, registration and accredited training
The gestation of veterinary nursing as a recognised and self-regulated profession in the United Kingdom can be best described as long and difficult. Caught between the twin e...
Girling, S. J., Harley, J., Fraser, M., Pizzi, R., Naylor, A., Brown, D. & Richardson, D. (2015). Successful long-term management of an outbreak of Johne’s disease (Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis) in a wild ungulate collection using vaccination after a test and cull policy.
Girling, S. J., Naylor, A., Brown, D., Richardson, D., Harley, J., Fraser, M. & Milne, E. (2014). Grass sickness (equine dysautonomia) in 8 Przewalski’s horses (Equus ferus przewalskii).
Girling, S. J., Fraser, M., Pizzi, R., Brown, D., Gow, D., Northey, R. & Campbell-Palmer, R. (2014). Health screening of captive bred water voles released in England.
It has been estimated that over the course of the last century the water vole (Arvicola amphibius) has undergone a range decline in mainland Britain in excess of 90%. This spe...
Girling, S. J., Fraser, M., Pizzi, R., Brown, D., Gow, D. & Campbell-Palmer, R. (2014). Health screening and results for water voles (Arvicola amphibius) released in England since 2012.
Fraser, M. (2012). Study to investigate impact of SBV on Scottish farmers.
Fraser, M. (2010). Landward, BBC Scotland. Veterinary aspects of backyard hens.
Interview with Sarah Mack about the health of backyard hens
Fraser, M. (2008). Antibacterial resistance and bacterial carriage of computer keyboards.
Smith, D. (2008). The Mathematical Dog.
Extraordinary Animals Season 2 Episode 1 S2E1
Maggie is a seven-year-old Jack Russell that can do simple mathematical calculations by tapping correct answers using her paw. ...
Fraser, M. (2006). Student experiences of computer based distance learning and their application to future development of modular programmes
Foster, A. P., Skuse, A. M., Higgins, R. J., Barrett, D. C., Philbey, A. W., Thomson, J. R., …Day, M. J. (2005). Epidermolysis bullosa in calves in the United Kingdom.
Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) was diagnosed in eight calves from four farms in the United Kingdom on the basis of clinical, histological and ultrastructural findings. In three af...
Ocheing, F., Alemayahu, M. & Smith, D. (2002). Improving the productivity of donkeys in Ethiopia.
In Ethiopia, animal traction contributes significantly in supporting both rural and urban livelihoods. Draught
animals provide smallholder farmers and transport operators with...
Clyne, H. & Kennedy, J. (2001). A Simulation of Interactions Between the Critically Endangered North Atlantic Right Whale Eubalaena glacialis and Shipping using Dynamically Variable Temporal Granularity to Minimise Run Time. In Ghassemi, F., White, D., Cuddy, D. & Nakanishi, T. (Eds.). MODSIM 2001 : International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 10-13 December 2001 : integrating models for natural resources management across disciplines, issues and scales : proceedings, 813-818. ISBN 867405252
Collisions with ships are a major cause of mortality (~35%) for the severely endangered North Atlantic right whale Eubalaena glacialis, currently numbering only around 370 ind...
Fraser, M. (2001). Avian allergic skin disease.
A great deal of controversy surrounds whether or not allergic skin disease actually exists in birds. Many reports of allergic skin disease are anecdotal and little research ha...