Miss Jessica Irving

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I completed my BSc at Harper Adams University, before completing my MRes Clinical Sciences at Liverpool University, working primarily on physiological indicators of health in animals. I then managed a small veterinary orthobiologics company between 2015 - 2018, before moving into Higher Education lecturing (equine and canine degrees) at UCR between 2018 - 2021, and holding the position of Programme Leader for equine and canine degrees in 2021, before starting my BBSRC funded PhD project at the University of Manchester in September 2021. I additionally gained a PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in 2021, and I am a Fellow of the HE Academy.

Since 2020, I have been an Academic Member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors, and a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. Since 2021, I have additionally acted as Knowledge Transfer Officer for the Saddle Research Trust.

External positions

Knowledge Transfer Officer, Saddle Research Trust

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Education / academic qualifications

  • 2021 - Master of Research, MRes Clinical Sciences, University of Liverpool (2014 - 2015)
  • 2021 - PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Chester (2020 - 2021)
  • Bachelor of Science, BSc(Hons) Equine Science, Harper Adams University College (2011 - 2014)

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