alison bard

Alison is a research associate working within Bristol’s AMR Force. As part DIAL team, she is exploring the conditions needed to achieve improved veterinary diagnostic practices and treatment decisions, in the pursuit of sensible and sustainable use of veterinary medicines.

Alison’s PhD research provided a detailed picture of veterinary communication and advisory strategies in the pursuit of behaviour change in the UK dairy context, and examined the feasibility of using motivational interviewing to inspire on-farm change.