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Mr Owen Gethings

BSc (Hons), MSc (R)

Postgraduate Researcher in Veterinary Parasitology

Researcher Profile

My principal research interests lie in infectious disease epidemiology, more specifically the epidemiology and modelling of parasite-related diseases and the effect of climate change on infectious disease dynamics. I am primarily interested in the spatio-temporal factors that influence infectious disease dynamics, and how these may be manipulated to create sustainable disease control. Much of this work is achieved by the combination of theoretical models with empirical data to better understanding infectious disease epidemiology and parasite-host relationship.

Research Interests

  • Parasites of veterinary importance, principally Nematodes
  • Infectious disease epidemiology
  • Modelling of parasitic disease dynamics
  • Parasite drug resistance
  • The influence of climate change on parasite epidemiology
  • Disentangling the factors that influence infectious disease dynamics and to bridge the gap between theoretical models and empircal field data.

Professional Memberships

  • Bristish Society for Parasitology (BSP)
  • Irish Society for Parasitology (ISP)
  • British Association for Veterinary Parasitology (BAVP)
  • World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP)

Academic Department: Agriculture and Environment

Twitter: owenjgethings

Office: G26


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