• Easter Bush, Roslin Institute Building

    EH25 9RG Midlothian

    United Kingdom

20032022
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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

Master, University College Dublin

1 Sep 199731 Oct 1998

Bachelor, University College Dublin

1 Oct 199330 Jun 1997

External positions

President, British Society of Animal Science

8 Apr 20191 Apr 2020

Deputy Chair (Cmmtt A), BBSRC

1 May 20171 May 2020

Member, Young Academy of Scotland

1 May 20151 May 2020

Vice President Animal Genetics Commission, European Association of Animal Production

30 Aug 201430 Aug 2020

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Projects 2015 2022

Research Output 2003 2018

3 Downloads (Pure)

A meta-analysis on the effects of climate change on the yield and quality of European pastures

Dellar, M., Topp, CFE., Banos, G. & Wall, E., 7 Jul 2018, In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 265, p. 413 - 420 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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meta-analysis
pastures
climate change
shrubs
forbs

Association of milk MIR-derived body energy traits with fertility parameters in cows

Smith, SL., Coffey, MP. & Wall, E., Feb 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearchpeer-review

Genome-wide associations of immune-associated traits in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Banos, G., Tolkamp, A., Coe, JE., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., Feb 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperResearchpeer-review

2 Downloads (Pure)

Heterosis in cattle crossbreeding schemes in tropical regions: meta-analysis of effects of breed combination, trait type, and climate on level of heterosis

Bunning, H., Wall, E., Chagunda, MGG., Banos, G. & Simm, G., 20 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Animal Science. 97, 1, p. 29-34 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
body conformation
heterosis
meta-analysis
tropics
breeds

Immune-associated traits measured in milk as proxies for blood serum measurements in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Coffey, MP., Russell, G., Banos, G. & Wall, E., Apr 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Green Gown Award

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

Prize

Queen's Anniversary Prize

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

Prize

Sir John Hammond Award

Eileen Wall (Recipient), 30 Mar 2014

Prize

Activities 2015 2016

  • 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

7/04/18

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media

How to protect dairy yields by tackling heat stress in cows

Eileen Wall

9/07/1528/07/15

2 Media contributions

Press/Media