Workshop on risk and uncertainty in the context of animal and zoonotic disease management

3rd to 4th November 2010, Royal York Hotel.


This workshop showcased and discussed the work of three Research Council Rural Economy and Land Use (RELU) funded projects:

Held in four sessions over two days, the workshop involved presentations of findings from the projects and an exploration of their relevance and potential future applications:

  • Session 1: Integrating evidence on intervention for policy
  • Session 2: Organisational responses: influencing behaviour and communicating risk
  • Session 3: Devising frameworks and identifying uncertainties in animal disease management
  • Session 4: Applications and implications of the research (group discussion).

The first day included a presentation on a European perspective by Prof. Ekdahl from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.

Workshop report (PDF-93K) 

Introductory and non-session presentations

Session presentations