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The School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences hosts a range of vibrant research activities on the Roseworthy Campus of the University of Adelaide.

The School provides an outstanding environment for research with high quality infrastructure and access to a variety of industry and research facilities. In addition, staff members are internationally recognised for their contributions to scientific and veterinary research.

The research interests of the School include areas of animal production and genetics, nutrition, wildlife ecology, laboratory animal science, animal welfare, musculoskeletal biology, epidemiology, physiology and anatomy. In addition, the research profile has expanded with appointments in the following areas: veterinary microbiology, virology, parasitology, toxicology, immunology and pharmacology as well as the clinical disciplines.

Research Groups

Current Research Projects

Information about research projects within the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences can be found by browsing at the Research Areas within the School.

Research Partners

The School has well-established links with the pork, beef, poultry, sheep industries, as well as the Department of Primary Industries & Resources South Australia (PIRSA), equine, Pig & Poultry Production Institute, South Australian Research & Development Institute (SARDI) and ZoosSA with co-located Industry Partners on the Roseworthy and Waite campuses.


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School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences

General Enquiries

T: +61 8 8313 7987

Student Enquiries

Call +61 8 8313 7660

(Monday - Friday: 9am – 5pm)

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