Dr Harriet Auty
Harriet is EPIC Director of Research.
Harriet is a senior lecturer at the University of Glasgow within the School of Biodiversity, One Health and Veterinary Medicine. She is a veterinary epidemiologist with interests in the dynamics, impacts and control of livestock diseases, particularly vector-borne diseases and zoonoses. She holds a European veterinary specialism in veterinary public health and population medicine and a PhD in veterinary epidemiology.
Harriet is one of EPIC’s co-directors, with responsibility for research delivery. She also co-leads Challenge 1 with Katie Adam, which includes EPIC’s work on contingency planning, outbreak preparedness, knowledge brokering and knowledge exchange. She works particularly on policy-responsive research questions and integrating multidisciplinary approaches to address animal health priorities. Her research interests also include wildlife reservoirs of disease, antimicrobial usage and resistance, and animal health systems.