CUVS Talks

CUVS Talks

Easter 2020 Term Card

30th April: Osteoarthritis with Chris Pennelegion, Elanco

14th May: Ants to Zebrafish – An Alphabet of Animal Eyes with Dr David Williams

4th June: Q&A with Julian Norton (‘The Yorkshire Vet’)

Lent 2020 Term Card

15th January: Managing the Patient with Osteoarthritis and Obesity – Hills’

25th January: Careers & EMS Day

Speakers will be talking about CV writing, job interviews, specialisation, working in emergency medicine, the Army and the Government. Colin Whiting, a former referral orthopaedic surgeon will be speaking about how to succeed as a new grad and how to overcome common obstacles in primary practice

29th January: Graduate Academy and EMS at Independent VetCare – Samantha Duffy

5th February: LGBT+in the Veterinary Profession Talk

12th February: Welfare and Veterinary Issues Surrounding the Dangerous Dogs Act – Peter Madden, Dangerous Dogs Advisor for the police

19th February: Talk by Pen Farthing from Nowzad, a charity in Afghanistan providing shelter and veterinary care

26th February: Talk by a rep from theLinneaus group, topic TBC

2nd March: Keith Entwistle Memorial Lecture & Dinner

Dr. Emma Milne,TV vet, author, animal welfare enthusiast and founder of Vets Against Brachycephalismwill be speaking about breeding extreme conformation in animals and how it has influenced her career choices

13th March: Dinner Dance

Michaelmas 2019 Term Card

9th October: ‘Beneficial Bacteria or Dysbiosis and Disease: what is the microbiota and why is it relevant to our patients?’ – Gemma Ives, Protexin

13th October: Vet sports, 11am on Parker’s Piece

15th October: Freshers’ Bar Crawl

16th October: ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ – sponsored by Tails

18th October: Cherry Party

23rd October: Lunchtime talk – VetsGoWild

Evening talk – Martin Barrow, Federation of Independent Veterinary Practices

30th October: ‘Confused About Raw Feeding: a review of the pros, cons and evidence base’ – Sean McCormack, Tails

13th November: Parasitology talk – Teen Presnail, Boehringer

20thNovember CUVS +CUVZS: ‘A Career in Exotic and Zoo Medicine’ – William Lewis, Medivet

3rd-5th December: Panto!

Easter 2019 Termcard

19-24th April: University of Thessaly students in Cambridge for the IVSA Exchange (come and meet the Greek students from 9pm on the 23rd April at Clare Cellars, followed by Glitterbomb)

27th April CFAVS: Scanning day (Current 5th years only)

1st May CUVS: ‘Employment Opportunities in Australia, New Zealand and the UK’ – Aisling Todd, Vetlink

22nd May CUVS: ‘The Art and Science of an End of Life Consult’ – Phil Franklin, QVSH intern

14th June: CUVS BBQ

20th June CUVZS: Garden Party

29th June: Graduation Ball

Cambridge University Veterinary Societies Combined Termcard – Lent 2019

All times are for food with talks starting 15 minutes later unless stated.

CUVZS       CEVS     CFAVS       CUVS

28th January: Professor Derek Knottenbelt – Cancers of the Horse. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

30th January: Vets’ Dilemmas Debate Evening w/One Health Society. Vet School LT1, begins at 5pm

31st January: Nathalie Wissink-Argilaga – Unusual Exotic Mammals: husbandry, diagnosis and common diseases in degus, skunks, meerkats and coatis. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

5th February: Speaker TBC – Immunity Genomics. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

6th February: John Taylor – Independent Vet Practice in the Era of Corporates. Vet School LT2, time TBC

9th February: Careers Day
11th February: Jon Currell – An Introduction to Farriery and Laminitis. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

12th February: Kaz Strycharczyk – Sucklers and Sheep for the new graduate: Beefing up your practice profile. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

20th February: Liz Walker – Cardiology. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

28th February: Jonathan Sleeman – Safeguarding Wildlife and Ecosystem Health: The Role of the National Wildlife Health Centre. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

4th March: Rosie Naylor – NSAIDs in Equine Medicine. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

5th March: Keith Entwistle Memorial Lecture 2019. St John’s College, Old Divinity School, Lecture starts at6pm

6th March: Andrew Routh – Southeast Asia’s Vultures: Can We Bring Them Back? Vet School LT2 @ 12:30pm

13th March: Rob Williams – ‘The Importance of Making Mistakes’ and Other Tips for New Grads. VetSchool LT2 @ 6:15pm

Cambridge University Veterinary Societies Combined Termcard – Michaelmas 2018

All times are for food – talks start 15 minutes later.

Colour Code:            CUVZS      CEVS       CFAVS       CUVS

9th October: A practical approach to veterinary fertility visits. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

10th October: I know what you did last summer. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

15th October: Experiences of an FEI vet. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

16th October: Navigating life as a new farm vet. Vet School LT2 @ 5:45pm

18th October: Vets and Wildlife – exciting exotic EMS. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

25th October: Exotic Osteopathy. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

29th October: Title TBC. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

30th October: Life in farm practice. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

31st October: StreetVet – Supporting the homeless and their pets. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

1st November: Red Oak Deer – working with Cervids. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

6th November: Applications of bovine endoscopy. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

8th November: ZSL – life as an Exotic Veterinary Resident. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

9th November: Ophthalmology w/John Beel. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

15th November: Unusual exotic mammals – Husbandry and Diseases. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm

22nd November: Exotic Eyes w/David Williams. Boys Smith Room, St John’s College @ 6:15pm26th November: A farrier’s viewpoint on laminitis. Vet School LT2 @ 6:15pm




Lent Termcard

When? Who? What?

24th January

25th January CFAVS Katie Hovers, AWF ‘Sheep are not stupid’ 

30th January CUVZS Natalie Wissink An Intro to Psittacine Medicine

31st January CEVS Carolin Gerdes, Rossdales Investigating Lameness

2nd February CUVS/CFAVS David Williams Crippled Cows, Hungry Hens, and Sorry Sows *DT*

7th February CUVZS Joanna Hedley, RVC Reptile Anaesthesia

8th February CFAVS Will Garton A Day in the Life of a Poultry Vet

8th February CUVZS TBC

13th February CFAVS Charity Formal and Ceilidh

15th February CEVS Wendy Talbot Gastric Ulcers

19th February CUVS Boehringer Interactive Cases: Seizures in Dogs

21st February CUVZS PRACTICAL – Forensic Pathology Workshop by John & Margaret Cooper

CFAVS Peers Davies TBC

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