8th September 2005
UNIVERSITY HONOUR FOR RETIRED VET
veterinary surgeon Roger Ewbank OBE is to receive an honorary Doctorate of
Science from the
He will join hundreds of undergraduate students who will be graduating from the university on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (12th, 13th and 14th September).
graduated from the
Nineteen years later Mr Ewbank took the position of Director of the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare and was made Honorary Director of the Humane Slaughter Association.
During this time he was the founder editor of the journal ‘Animal Welfare’, which has become the leading international journal in its field.
Since retiring Mr Ewbank remains active within the veterinary profession. In 2001 he practised as a temporary veterinary inspector during the foot and mouth outbreak, using his expertise to help safeguard the health of the nation’s livestock.
Among Mr Ewbank’s vast collection of honours and achievements is an OBE awarded in 1989 in recognition of his services to animal welfare. He has also published over 100 scientific articles and contributed to nearly 20 books.
recognition of his achievements the
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