Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Disease Systems Research Team’s main areas of work are identifying, characterising and quantifying the key biological processes that drive disease persistence and spread in livestock systems of production. In particular the team studies those that are sensitive to manipulation for the purpose of disease control.

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parasites Agriculture & Biology
wildlife Agriculture & Biology
livestock Agriculture & Biology
immunity Agriculture & Biology
badgers Agriculture & Biology
paratuberculosis Agriculture & Biology
cattle Agriculture & Biology
bovine tuberculosis Agriculture & Biology

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Photo of Spiridoula Athanasiadou

Spiridoula Athanasiadou

Person: Academic contract that is both teaching and research

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Caroline Chylinski

Person: Academic contract that is research only

Photo of Ross Davidson

Ross Davidson

Person: Academic contract that is research only


Projects 2014 2022

Research Output 1993 2019

Open Access
Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli
Dietary Proteins
3 Downloads (Pure)

Considering appropriate replication in the design of animal social network studies

Smith, LA., Swain, DL., Innocent, GT., Nevison, I. & Hutchings, MR., 10 May 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 7208.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
social networks
social behavior
1 Citation (Scopus)
28 Downloads (Pure)

When to kill a cull: factors affecting the success of culling wildlife for disease control

Prentice, J., Fox, NJ., Hutchings, MR., White, P., Davidson, RS. & Marion, G., 29 Mar 2019, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 16, 152, 20180901.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
disease control
bovine tuberculosis
disease spread