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Professor Jeff Wood

Biography

I graduated from Newcastle University with a BSc hons in Agricultural Science in 1967. I then studied for a PhD at Cornell University USA in Animal Nutrition and graduated in 1971. From 1971 till 1990 I was a researcher at the Meat Research Institute at Langford and in 1990 transferred to the School of Veterinary Science as head of the meat research group. Our group merged with the Department of Animal Husbandry in 2000 and I retired in 2009 as head of the Division of Farm Animal Science. Since then I have kept involved with meat research, writing papers and reviews and editing the journal Meat Science.