The University of Bristol has appointed Tim Parkin as the new head of the University’s veterinary school.
His role will be effective from 9 November.
He joined the University of Glasgow as senior fellow in clinical research in 2007, was later appointed professor of veterinary epidemiology. During his career, he as co-authored 86 peer-reviewed publications.
He is now a specialist in population medicine with the European College of Veterinary Public Health, and brings with him a “broad experience in the veterinary field”.
The professor is particularly known for his work in musculoskeletal disease and injury in the sports horse.
Professor Parkin said: “My whole career was shaped by my early experiences at the school, and I relish the opportunity to inspire the current and future cohorts of students in a similar way.
”Working with colleagues at the school, I am sure we can continue the excellent progress that has been made over the past 10 years.”