Zoological Society of London Wild Animal Health and Wild Animal Biology Masters Degree Student Research Grants

In line with Vetwork UK's strategic outcome relating to wildlife conservations, from 2017, we are very pleased to be able to provide a grant to support two students per year who are doing the Wild Animal Health and/or Wild Animal Biology Masters degrees run by the Zoological Society of London in conjunction with the Royal Veterinary College London University. Funds will be provided as a contribution towards international students' research projects overseas. Research reports will be published on the Vetwork UK website.

Previous Grants


  • Gemma Crowley - Evaluation of biochemical data collected from chemically immobilised semi-captive Southern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum simum) in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. View report

  • Berta Blanch - Genetic diversity and population structure of Angiostrongylus vasorum parasites in urban foxes (Vulpes vulpes) of London, UK. View report


BVA Overseas Travel Grants

Between 2014 and 2016, Vetwork UK supported the BVA Overseas Travel Grants scheme, instituted in March 1983, which awards annual grants of up to 500 pounds to undergraduates attending a veterinary school in the UK. This scheme has given students the chance to gain experience in a range of areas including prevention and control of exotic and emerging animal diseases, wildlife conservation and community-based livestock projects.

Previous Grants


  • Stephanie Panayiotou - An investigation into the impact of educational programmes on the health and welfare of dogs owned by families in rural areas of North Goa in India View report


  • Catrina Prince for Evaluating the barriers to effective breeding and husbandry in communal alpaca herds in Pucara, Peru in comparison to the UK. - View report

  • Louise Curtis for Wildlife Defence: A Field Investigation into the conservative control of Wildebeest-associated Malignant Catarrhal Fever (A1HV-1) on a dairy farm in Kenya - View report

  • Alice Whittle - Conflicts between cattle herders and crop farmers in southern Chad: Suggestions for a more peaceful cohabitation - View report

  • Rosie Beaumont - An investigation of the parasitic worm burden in a captive and a wild Asian Elephant (Elephus maximus) population and the effect of worming in the captive population in Sri Lanka - View report


Student Grant to Support the LEGS Project, 2016

In 2016 Vetwork UK gave Katriina Willgert, a vet student studying at the Royal Veterinary College London  University, a grant of £500 to review the evaluation feedback from training courses for the Livestock Emergency Standards and Guidelines Project.


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