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Rachael Neal


Animals Teaching Forum Leader

Areas of interest

I am an enthusiastic teacher with diverse experience in teaching across the animal sciences. I have a particular interest in helping undergraduate students enhance their employability and develop strong self-reflection and self-awareness regarding career progression. At postgraduate level I am working to enhance the distance learning experience of students enrolled on our sustainable livestock modules.

From a research perspective I have a broad interest in animal production, nutrition and food chain science, in particular the composition of animal-derived foods and the role of animal nutrition in enhancing nutritional composition. Research to date has included studies of fish oil and algae to increase the very long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid content of poultry meat and the subsequent impact on intakes of long-chain polyunsaturates in the UK population.


Module convenor for:

  • AP2A68 Mini Placement and Professional Development for Animal Scientists
  • APMA114 Contemporary Issues in Animal Science
  • APMA115 Sustainable Livestock Production Systems