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Chatter box MSD Animal Health has announced three new research bursaries for veterinary surgeons in the areas of swine, poultry and aquaculture. The bursaries, worth up to £4,000, add to MSD's existing bursaries in ruminant and companion animal research.

Projects are expected to be completed within one to two years, and the proposals will be judged by university academics to ensure that assessment remains independent. Full project design and application guidelines, including the specific disease/subject areas, can be found on MSD Animal Health's websiteChatter box

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Equine News
BEVA backs World Antimicrobial Awareness Week
BEVA backs World Antimicrobial Awareness Week

Daily quiz and live debate to encourage best practice in antibiotic use.
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Horses feel as much pain as humans when whipped, studies suggest
Horses feel as much pain as humans when whipped, studies suggest

Findings support calls for a total ban on whipping in horseracing.
Blue Cross offers help for vulnerable horses during pandemic winter
Blue Cross offers help for vulnerable horses during pandemic winter

Home Direct scheme rehomes horses quickly while keeping centres clear
Vets identify genetic cause of fatal condition in Thoroughbreds
Vets identify genetic cause of fatal condition in Thoroughbreds

Study of affected foals reveals a mutation in the RAPGEF5 gene
Updated recommendations on equine metabolic syndrome
Updated recommendations on equine metabolic syndrome

Equine Endocrinology Group provides new guidance.
Horse owners urged to sign up for Colic Awareness Week
Horse owners urged to sign up for Colic Awareness Week

Organisations offer free emergency plan and daily webinars
National Equine Forum introduces special COVID-19 award
National Equine Forum introduces special COVID-19 award

Sir Colin Spedding Award 2021 to celebrate 'exceptional efforts' during 2020.
Renowned equine specialist awarded Honorary Membership of BEVA
Renowned equine specialist awarded Honorary Membership of BEVA

Professor Celia Marr recognised for commitment to veterinary profession
Blue Cross issues laminitis warning to owners
Blue Cross issues laminitis warning to owners

UK weather and lockdown restrictions raise risk factor for crippling disease
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VMD and VPS announce joint open information day

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) and the Veterinary Products Committee (VPC) have announced a joint open information day covering topics such as veterinary medicines regulations, antimicrobial resistance, scientific advice and novel therapies.

Taking place on Wednesday 18 November, the virtual event will take the form of a series of pre-recorded webinars and a 'Slido' Q&A session. Links to the webinars and full instructions on how to use Slido will be available on gov.uk on 18 November. To join the mailing list for the event, email director.support@vmd.gov.uk

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