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My Honours Project by Claire Hayman

SRUC Edinburgh student Claire Hayman has just completed her Honours Project as part of the Applied Animal Science BSc. Claire shares the topic she chose and explains how SRUC gave...

My Honours Project by Elise Wyld

SRUC Edinburgh student Elise Wyld has just completed her Honours Project as part of the Applied Animal Science BSc. Elise shares the topic she chose and the help she received...

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A Passion for Poultry.

SRUC Oatridge librarian Lesley Reade tells us about her passion for poultry. We have all had what I can say a bizarre year, where little things like my chickens, dogs...

Composting Chicken Manure

As we celebrate Compost Week in the same week that National Poultry Day falls, we thought it would be ideal to talk about how to utilise chicken manure for your...

A SRUCcessful Farming Business

SRUC Edinburgh PhD student Jillian Gordon introduces us to Hillhead of Covington, a family run business with an SRUC connection. Hillhead of Covington is a dairy farm milking 400 Holstein...

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Student Profile – Jillian Gordon

Jillian Gordon from Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders studied Bioscience and Applied Animal Science at SRUC Edinburgh campus before embarking on a PhD.  We asked her why she originally chose SRUC...

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My Honours Project by Amy McLuckie

Applied Animal Science student and now SRUCSA Co-President Amy McLuckie focused her honours project on the effects of environmental enrichment on piglet behaviour. Amy was recently nominated for the first...

New Student Ambassador for Bioscience in the South West

Sophia Germain (pictured centre) is currently studying Applied Bioscience and hopes to go on to study Applied Animal Science at the Barony Campus in Dumfries, she  tells  us  a  bit...

Dyslexia and Higher Education by Jillian Gordon

As it is dyslexia awareness week, I thought it would be a sensible time to share with you all my story of dyslexia. Dyslexia was first discussed with me when...

Student Profile – Maria Stanisz

Maria from Poland came from a background in horticulture and for years worked in a garden centre before deciding to change her career path. “I put a lot of thought...