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Simon Doherty

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20002018

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Research 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, and trade & investment, Simon was appointed as the president of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) for 2018/19. Now Senior Vice President, he is transitioning into a position at the Institute of Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen's University Belfast.

Simon currently chairs the UK One Health Coordination Group and is one of two BVA representatives at the Federation of Veterinarians in Europe (FVE). He is a Certified Aquaculture Vet and chairs the FVE FishMedPlus Coalition. Last year, he was appointed as a GlobalScot in the animal health & aquaculture sector by the Office of the First Minister of Scotland. Simon is a STEM Ambassador. He is also a trustee and an ambassador for the livestock development charity, Send a Cow, and a trustee of the Animal Welfare Foundation.

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

Teaching

Delivery

  • Farm Animal Health & Welfare (BIO 3106)
  • Professional Development & Work Placement (BIO 8205)
  • Animal Welfare (BIO 8309)
  • Research Project: Animal Behaviour & Welfare (BBC 8002)
  • Foundations for Research in the Biosciences (BBC 8042)
  • Key Skills in Animal Behaviour & Welfare (BBC 8052)

 Administration

  • Module Co-Coordinator for Professional Development & Work Placement (BIO 8205)

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Research Output

DIVA metabolomics: Differentiating vaccination status following viral challenge using metabolomic profiles

Gray, D. W., Welsh, M. D., Mansoor, F., Doherty, S., Chevallier, O. P., Elliott, C. T. & Mooney, M. H., 05 Apr 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 4, 20 p., e0194488.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
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    Detection of a novel gammaherpesvirus (genus Rhadinovirus) in wild muntjac deer in Northern Ireland

    McKillen, J., Hogg, K., Lagan, P., Ball, C., Doherty, S., Reid, N., Collins, L., Dick, J. T. A. & Doherty, S., Jun 2017, In : Archives of Virology. 162, 6, p. 1737-1740 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Identification of candidate protein markers of Bovine Parainfluenza Virus Type 3 infection using an in vitro model

    Gray, D. W., Welsh, M. D., Doherty, S. & Mooney, M. H., May 2017, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 203, p. 257-266 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    273 Downloads (Pure)

    Molecular detection of kobuviruses in livestock in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

    Collins, PJ., McMenamy, M., McClintock, J., Lagan-Tregaskis, P., McCabe, L., Doherty, S., O'Shea, H., Welsh, M. & McKillen, J., 27 Jan 2017, In : Archives of Virology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Identification of candidate protein biomarkers for BPI3V diagnosis using an in vitro infection model

    Gray, D., Doherty, S., Welsh, M. & Mooney, M., 03 Jul 2016, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    Activities

    World One Health Congress

    Simon Doherty (Member of the organising committee)

    14 Jun 202018 Jun 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Federation of Veterinarians of Europe General Assembly

    Simon Doherty (Member of the organising committee)

    03 Jun 202006 Jun 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    One Veterinary Community: breaking down barriers & building resilient vets

    Simon Doherty (Keynote speaker)

    23 Mar 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

    Brexit: animal health, animal welfare & the veterinary profession

    Simon Doherty (Keynote speaker)

    26 Feb 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

    APGAW inquiry on the provision of abattoirs: 1st evidence session

    Simon Doherty (Advisor)

    12 Jun 2019

    Activity: Consultancy typesWork on advisory panel to industry or government or non-government organisation

    Press / Media

    Animal welfare must be part of the sustainability conversation

    Simon Doherty

    06/12/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Brexit: Vets concerned over animal medicines in no-deal

    Simon Doherty

    12/09/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Brexit: How could 'alternative arrangements' for the Irish border work?

    Simon Doherty

    22/08/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Brexit: Northern Ireland farmers warn of no deal risks

    Simon Doherty

    22/08/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment