Simon Doherty

Simon Doherty

Dr

  • Room 01.011 - 14 Lennoxvale

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

20002022

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Interests

Simon Doherty obtained his BVMS from the University of Glasgow in 2000. With two decades of experience in veterinary practice, research & diagnostics, animal health & aquaculture, trade & investment, and professional representation, Simon was appointed as an Honorary Lecturer in 2011 before taking on a part-time role on the staff at QUB in 2018, becoming full-time in 2021.

Simon’s interests span sustainable livestock agriculture & aquaculture – including animal welfare, environmental impact & antimicrobial resistance - One Health approaches to global health challenges and novel vaccine design.

Simon is a past-president of the British Veterinary Association and is one of two BVA representatives at the Federation of Veterinarians in Europe. During 2022, he will chair a BVA working group creating a position on sustainable aquaculture.

Teaching

Delivery

  • Foundations for Research in the Biosciences (BBC 8042)
  • Key Skills in Animal Behaviour & Welfare (BBC 8052)
  • Biological Sciences Level 1 Transition (BIO 1001)
  • Environmental Management (BIO 1102)
  • Sustainable Food Systems (BIO 1311)
  • Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship (BIO 3101)
  • Farm Animal Health & Welfare (BIO 3106)
  • Global Change Biology (BIO 3205)
  • Global Issues in Agriculture (BIO 3207)
  • Advances in Crop & Animal Science and Technology (BIO 3208)
  • Project Work - AgTech (BIO 3307)
  • Professional Development & Work Placement (BIO 8205)
  • Literature Review: Animal Behaviour & Welfare (BIO 8304)
  • Animal Welfare (BIO 8309)

Student Support

  • PhD co-supervision & review
  • Advisor of Studies - BSc Agricultural Technology Levels 1-3
  • Personal Tutor - BSc Environmental Management Level 1

New programmes

  • Appointed to the Strategic Investment Board Working Group scoping the proposal for a new, world-class school of veterinary medicine for Northern Ireland

Pedagogy

  • School of Biological Sciences Educational Research Group
  • School of Biological Sciences Assessment & Feedback Group

 Administration

  • Module Coordinator for Professional Development & Work Placement (BIO 8205)
  • Academic Offences Committee
  • Exam Liaison Officer
  • Proportionate Ethics Reviewer, Faculty Research Ethics Committee
  • QUB-AFBI Strategic Alliance
  • QUB ECIT Associate Fellow
  • QMA Assessor

Achievements

  • Certified Aquaculture Veterinarian - CertAqV
  • Chartered Biologist - CBiol
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Biology - FRSB
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (AdvanceHE) - FHEA
  • Fellow, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons - FRCVS
  • Associate, Royal Agricultural Societies - ARAgS
  • Honorary Life Member, North of Ireland Veterinary Association
  • Honorary Life Member, Association of Veterinary Surgeons Practising in Northern Ireland
  • GlobalScot (appointed by the Office of the First Minister of Scotland)
  • Honorary Lecturer, QUB - 2011-18

Particulars

  • UK Food Safety Research Network Innovation Board - 2022-present
  • Animal Welfare Research Network Stakeholder Advisory Board - 2022-present
  • Vice-Chair, Ripple Effect (Send a Cow) - 2022-present
  • Chair, British Veterinary Association Sustainable Aquaculture Working Group - 2022-present
  • Visit Belfast / InvestNI Food & Drink Sector Advisory Panel - 2021-present
  • Life Sciences Scotland 'Triple A' Industry Leadership Group - 2021-present
  • Advisor, Stable Manager - 2021-present
  • Advisor, Alpha Vet International - 2021-present
  • Advisor, SMART System - 2021-present
  • Beacon Farm Network Selection Panel, AgriSearch - 2020-present
  • Chair, UK Abattoir Sector Group - 2020-21
  • Chair, One Health Education Subgroup, World Veterinary Association - 2020-21
  • Chair, Food Safety & Sustainability Working Group, Federation of Veterinarians of Europe - 2020-21
  • Standards Working Group, Trade and Agriculture Commission - 2020-21
  • One Health Lesson Leader - 2020-present
  • Animal Health Coalition - 2020-present
  • Advisor, MyPetHQ - 2020-present
  • Director, Vet Sustain - 2019-2022
  • Trustee, Ripple Effect (Send a Cow) - 2019-present
  • Trustee, Send a Cow Zambia - 2019-2021
  • Trustee, Emerge Poverty Free - 2019-2021
  • Advisor, Overwatch Research - 2019-present
  • Advisor, Herdsy - 2018-present
  • President, British Veterinary Association - 2018-19
  • Chair, FishMedPlus Coalition, Federation of Veterinarians of Europe - 2017-19
  • Trustee, BVA Animal Welfare Foundation - 2016-20
  • NI Committee, Royal Society of Biology - 2016-17
  • Judge & Mentor, INVENT Awards, Catalyst Inc - 2016-present
  • UK Board, Send a Cow - 2014-17
  • Lantra NI Council - 2014-17
  • STEM Ambassador - 2012-present
  • Ambassador, Ripple Effect (Send a Cow) - 2012-present
  • Council, Association of Veterinary Teaching & Research Work - 2012-15
  • Committee, Ulster Immunology Group - 2010-13
  • Northern Ireland Licensee Training Group - 2009-present
  • Council, North of Ireland Veterinary Association - 2005-10, 2014-17

Expertise related to 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 person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Simon Doherty is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Network

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or