Welcome to TBKnowledgeExchange.co.uk
The aim of this website
This website is to support the work of Dr Andrew Robertson, scientist at the University of Exeter and NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellow working on bovine tuberculosis (TB). To learn more about me and my background click here.
Bovine TB is a chronic disease of cattle caused by Mycobacterium bovis (M.bovis). The disease has a devastating impact on individual farmers and those affected by it, as well as costing the UK government many tens of millions of pounds per year.
My work is funded by NERC (the National Environment Research Council) and it has two broad linked objectives: