Funded by the Scottish Government, EPIC provides access to critical scientific expertise and research, enabling policymakers to make well-informed, evidence-based decisions.
EPIC’s cross-disciplinary collaboration generates insights for the formulation of policies aimed at disease prevention and outbreak management, to safeguard animal and public health. Policymakers draw upon EPIC's research to navigate the complex landscape of animal-related challenges.
Explore the resources available on the website for policymakers:
- Veterinary Risk Assessments are tools developed to assess the likelihood of an event happening, and its potential impact.
- Scenario Planning is a strategic medium/long-term planning method to give insights into the future of animal health surveillance and resilience to diseases.
- Policy briefs distill complex research into accessible information for policy makers.