Previous Appointments (All at University of Nottingham)
Lecturer in Animal Production (1980-1996)
Senior Lecturer in Animal Production (1996-2005)
Associate Professor and Reader in Dairy Science (2005-2008)
1977, BSc Agriculture with honours in Animal Science, University of Aberdeen, UK.
1980, PhD, The control of food intake by the dairy cow in relation to body condition at calving and subsequent performance, University of Aberdeen, UK.
Nutrition of dairy cows related to -
Effects of body condition score on food intake and milk production
Improving fertility by nutritional manipulation of insulin
Milk fatty acid composition, especially conjugated linoleic acid
Environmental emissions, particularly methane and ammonia
Peer-reviewed papers: 72
Review papers and chapters: 28
Books (Author): 2
Books (Editor): 27 (Secretary of the Nottingham Feed Conference since 1992)
Conference abstracts: 93
Invited conference presentations: 72 (35 overseas)
Overseas lecture tours
11 (USA, Saudi Arabia, Ireland, Japan, Czech Republic, Mexico, New Zealand, Korea, Brazil).