News: Veterinary Medicine

Buying bats on eBay? Your health could be at risk

Bat specimen preserved in a wooden box, sold on Ebay

New research on the trade of exotic animals explores the public health risks and the impact on animal populations and forest ecosystems.

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Studying veterinary bioscience online at the University of Adelaide

Christina vet bio student

Meet Christina, a University of Adelaide veterinary bioscience student studying remotely from Hong Kong.

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What makes vets feel good at work?

Roseworthy vet students

Researchers investigate the positive side of veterinary work and what brings vets pleasure in their job.

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Scientists seek Pomeranian dogs to participate in new gene study

Pomeranian dog

Researchers are seeking Pomeranian and PomX dogs for a free and simple mouth swab to identify how widespread a defective gene is in the breed's Australian population.

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Going viral: What happens in a virology lab?

Biomedical sciences uni of adelaide

Virology labs help us learn all about viruses – but what goes on behind the pressurised doors?

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How are 'cute' social media videos encouraging the exotic pet trade?

Tiger cub by Jan Van welt from Pixabay

Researchers are concerned video sharing platforms could be contributing to the normalisation of exotic pets and encouraging the exotic pet trade.

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Careers with STEM profile: Vet graduate Hannah Passmore

Uni of Adelaide veterinary alumni Hannah Passmore. Image courtesy of Careers With STEM

Dr Hannah Passmore saves lives for a living thanks to 'koalafications' obtained at the University of Adelaide.

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‘Vet tech’ degree to target emerging skills gap

Veterinary technology

The three-year Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at the University’s Roseworthy campus will train allied veterinary professionals.

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New research to help koalas survive future bushfires

Koala Health Research Group - Goldie

Scientists to study the clinical data of koalas injured in last summer’s devastating bushfires to give them the best possible chance of survival and recovery in future bushfires.

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Does your horse cough? Perhaps it has asthma

Dr Surita du Preez is leading the study on asthma in horses

Could recent bushfires have increased respiratory distress in horses? Our researchers are investigating.

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