• Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom


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Personal profile

Research interests

My main research focus is on livestock genetics and the development of breeding tools for use by the agricultural community.  Current research interests and projects include climate change and livestock systems, genetics of fitness traits, development of sustainable and environmental breeding goals and improvements to national livestock genetic evaluations.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Edinburgh

1 Nov 199830 Mar 2002

Award Date: 1 Jun 2002

Master, University College Dublin

1 Sep 199731 Oct 1998

Award Date: 5 Apr 1999

Bachelor, University College Dublin

1 Oct 199330 Jun 1997

Award Date: 1 Jul 1997

External positions

British Society of Animal Science

8 Apr 20191 Apr 2020


1 May 20171 May 2020

Young Academy of Scotland

1 May 20151 May 2020

European Association of Animal Production

30 Aug 201430 Aug 2020

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Research Output

Predicting bovine tuberculosis status of dairy cows from mid-infrared spectral data of milk using deep learning

Denholm, SJ., Brand, W., Mitchell, A., Wells, AM., Krzyzelewski, T., Smith, SL., Wall, E. & Coffey, MP., 19 Aug 2020, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 103, 10, p. 9355-9367 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • 2 Downloads (Pure)

    Scotland’s biodiversity progress to 2020 Aichi targets: conserving genetic diversity--development of a national approach for addressing Aichi Biodiversity Target 13 that includes wild species

    Hollingsworth, PM., O'Brien, D., Ennos, RA., Yahr, R., Neaves, L., Ahrends, A., Ballingall, KT., Brooker, RW., Burke, T., Cavers, S., Dawson, IK., Elston, D. A., Kerr, J., Marshall, DF., Pakeman, R. J., Trivedi, C., Wall, E., Wright, F. & Ogden, R., 2020, Inverness: Scottish Natural Heritage. 38 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/Policy BriefCommissioned report

    Open Access
  • Whole genome analysis of water buffalo and global cattle breeds highlights convergent signatures of domestication

    Dutta, P., Talenti, A., Young, R., Jayaraman, S., Callaby, R., Kumar Jadhav, S., Dhanikachalam, V., Manikandan, M., Biswa, B. B., Low, W. Y., Williams, J. L., Cook, E., Toye, P., Wall, E., Djikeng, A., Marshall, K., Archibald, A. L., Gokhale, S., Kumar, S., Hume, D. A. & 1 others, Prendergast, J. G. D., 21 Sep 2020, In : Nature Communications. 11, 13 p., 4739.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Empirical and dynamic approaches for modelling the yield and N content of European grasslands

    Dellar, M., Topp, CFE., Pardo, G., del Prado, A., Fitton, N., Holmes, D., Banos, G. & Wall, E., 1 Dec 2019, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 122, 104562.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Downloads (Pure)

    Energy profiling of dairy cows from routine milk mid-infrared analysis: Energy Profiling From MIR Spectra

    Smith, SL., Denholm, SJ., Coffey, MP. & Wall, E., Dec 2019, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 102, 12, p. 11169-11179 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)
    14 Downloads (Pure)


    Green Gown Award

    Wall, Eileen (Recipient), Rees, Bob (Recipient) & Eory, Veronika (Recipient), 2010


    Queen's Anniversary Prize

    Wall, Eileen (Recipient), Coffey, Mike (Recipient) & Roberts, Dave (Recipient), Oct 2017


    Sir John Hammond Award

    Wall, Eileen (Recipient), 30 Mar 2014



    • 2 Membership of committee

    BBSRC (External organisation)

    Eileen Wall (Chair)

    1 Sep 2016

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

    BBSRC (External organisation)

    Eileen Wall (Chair)

    1 Jun 2015

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

    Press / Media

    How to feed Scotland in 2050

    Eileen Wall


    1 item of Media coverage


    How to protect dairy yields by tackling heat stress in cows

    Eileen Wall


    2 Media contributions