Project Details


The EPIC Centre of Expertise in Animal Disease Outbreaks aims to provide the best available scientific advice to inform government policy on reducing the impact of animal disease outbreaks. It provides access to expertise from across Scotland to enhance the co-ordination and synergy of the science and to stimulate innovative thinking in support of policy. This Centre builds on partnerships established in a previous initiative.
Effective start/end date1/04/2231/03/25


  • Scottish Government: Rural & Environment Science & Analytical Services

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

ASJC Scopus Subject Areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology


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  • Food system resilience: concepts, issues and challenges

    Zurek, M., Ingram, J., Bellamy, A. S., Goold, C., Lyon, C., Alexander, P., Barnes, A., Bebber, D. P., Breeze, T. D., Bruce, A., Collins, L. M., Davies, J., Doherty, B., Ensor, J., Franco, S. C., Gatto, A., Hess, T., Lamprinopoulou, C., Liu, L., Merkle, M., & 7 othersNorton, L., Oliver, T., Ollerton, J., Potts, S., Reed, M. S., Sutcliffe, C. & Withers, P. J. A., Oct 2022, In: Annual Review of Environment and Resources. 47, 1, p. 511-534 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort communication peer-review

    Open Access
    14 Citations (Scopus)
    22 Downloads (Pure)