Former charity vet given honorary degree for decades of ‘inspiration’

A senior vet who spent nearly four decades working with a leading UK sector charity has been awarded an honorary degree in recognition of her work in animal welfare. Officials at the Writtle University College in Essex described Elaine Pendlebury as “an inspiration” as she received the award in a graduation ceremony at its campus. … Read more

Honorary BEVA membership for ‘outstanding’ researcher and vet

A cardiology researcher has been hailed for her “outstanding example” as she was granted honorary membership of BEVA during its annual congress in Liverpool. Lesley Young received the accolade during the association’s annual meeting, where a number of awards recognizing current research and the response to the war in Ukraine were also presented. From left: … Read more

Honorary epidemiology body membership for RVC chief

The RVC’s principal has been awarded honorary life membership of the Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine (SVEPM). Stuart Reid CBE, who is also the RVC’s president, was awarded membership for his support of society and lifetime of service. Founded in 1982, the SVEPM has around 250 vet and non-veterinary members from 24 countries, … Read more