Damian Maye has co-authored a paper which has been published in the first 2017 edition of Sociologia Ruralis. The article draws from research that Damian conducted with Dr Rhiannon Naylor from the Royal Agricultural University on the social science study which accompanied the Badger Vaccine Deployment Programme.
Damian Maye and Rhiannon Naylor contributed to a paper which has been accepted for publication by Preventive Veterinary Medicine. The paper stems from research, contracted by Defra and the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency in 2012, to undertake an exploration of factors that influence the expansion of the area affected by endemic bTB.
Using findings from an in-depth, large-scale qualitative study with animal keepers and veterinarians, Damian Maye and Rhiannon Naylor have co-authored a paper entitled “The ‘good farmer’: farmer identities and the control of exotic livestock disease in England”, which has been accepted for publication in Sociologia Ruralis, which will be published later this year.
Dr Rhiannon Fisher (Royal Ag College & CCRI) has published a paper in the Journal of Rural Studies exploring the role of farmers’ social networks in increasing their access to information and knowledge relating to bovine tuberculosis.