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The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Research at The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh spans all aspects of veterinary medicine, from molecules and genes through to animal and human populations.

The School, along with The Roslin Institute, aims to make a real difference to animal and human health and is summed up in the ethos - One Health.

They place a major emphasis on conducting high quality research and attracting world-class talent. Their research focuses on:

  • the improvement of health and welfare of domestic animal species
  • the protection of public health
  • alleviation of human poverty (in the context of tropical diseases)
  • providing holistic solutions to global challenges in human and veterinary medicine and the livestock industry