Clare Benton
PhD researcher


Having completed my MSc at the Centre for Ecology and Conservation, I was taken on full-time by the Animal Health & Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) as an Ecologist in their Wildlife Team, where I have worked since. My responsibilities include conducting TB diagnostic testing, stakeholder communications, GIS, data management and analysis as well as working on a range of projects relating specifically to wildlife vaccination; both oral and injectable. I am undertaking PhD studies on a part-time basis around my regular work.

Broad research specialisms:

  • Wildlife Disease – wildlife vaccines,
  • bio-security Bovine Tuberculosis


2007-2008 MSc Conservation & Biodiversity – University of Exeter (Cornwall Campus)
2003 -2006 BSc Biological Sciences (Conservation & Ecology) – University of Exeter

Contact details

Tel+44 (0) 1453 861400

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