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UQ teams up with Hill's Pet Nutrition

The University of Queensland's (UQ) School of Veterinary Science, Australia has stepped up its focus on animal nutrition through a stronger partnership with pet food maker Hill's Pet Nutrition.

This co-investment into has been welcomed by the Head of School Professor Jonathan Hill, who sees the partnership benefiting veterinary education and facilitating improvements in nutritional management of companion animals.

Hill's Pet Nutrition has partnered for several years with UQ's School of Veterinary Science, including providing funding for a part-time senior lecturer in clinical nutrition, Dr Scott Campbell, and a full-time clinical nutrition support service veterinary technician, Natalie Harvey, both UQ graduates. They will teach and consult on a range of specialist nutritional issues primarily for cats and dogs through UQ's Small Animal Clinic and Veterinary Teaching Hospital, St Lucia.

Hill's Pet Nutrition also sponsors The Veterinary Leadership Experience for UQ Veterinary Science students, which aims to help vet students develop key, non-technical life skills such as social awareness, teamwork, communication and personal leadership.

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