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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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Northern Ireland Medicine & Life Sciences
Metabolomics Medicine & Life Sciences
metabolomics Agriculture & Biology
Bovine parainfluenza virus 3 Medicine & Life Sciences
Kobuvirus Medicine & Life Sciences
Human parainfluenza virus 3 Medicine & Life Sciences
Muntjacs Medicine & Life Sciences
Livestock Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2000 2018

1 Citation (Scopus)
168 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
File
Metabolomics
metabolomics
Vaccination
Animals
vaccination
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Muntjacs
Rhadinovirus
Northern Ireland
Deer
Livestock
1 Citation (Scopus)
214 Downloads (Pure)

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
File
Bovine parainfluenza virus 3
Human parainfluenza virus 3
Infection
infection
Proteomics

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

Kobuvirus
Northern Ireland
Livestock
Ireland
Swine

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 2012 2020

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

NFU Animal Welfare Roundtable

Simon Doherty (Participant)
25 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Welfare at Slaughter

Simon Doherty (Participant)
18 Mar 2019

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

Emerge Poverty Free (External organisation)

Simon Doherty (Board Member)
Jan 2019Jan 2022

Activity: Membership typesMembership of board

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