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School of the Biological Sciences



Director of Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance, Equine Infectious Disease Surveillance, Department of Veterinary Medicine 

Richard Newton applies veterinary population-based epidemiological studies to improve animal health and welfare, using epidemiological and surveillance data to inform evidence-based guidelines and international codes of practice to improve population level health and welfare. Learn more. 

Research Areas

Infectious disease surveillance
Disease prevention


Outbreak investigations
Case control studies
Spatial disease mapping 
Network analysis 
Pathogen typing / genome sequencing


Research Theme