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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...

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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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...

Diane Tanner, MSc Applied Poultry Science

Diane Tanner, MSc Applied Poultry Science (pass with merit) – Ayr via distance learning Diane Tanner, who lives on a smallholding near Brecon in South Wales, has just graduated with...

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...

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Student Profile – Elise Wyld

Elise always had a love for animals and an interest in biology and chemistry. This led her to discover the Applied Animal Science course which combines both practical and theoretical...

Caroline Smith

Student Profile – Caroline Smith

Applied Animal Science student Caroline Smith focused her Honours degree project on the views of cat owners in relation to cat health. With the invaluable help of SRUC, and utilising...

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Student profile – Johanne Straube

Applied Animal Science student Johanne Straube used her time at SRUC to gain invaluable research skills in order to complete her 4th year Honours degree project. Johanne has been heavily...