Professor Liam Sinclair
Animal Production, Welfare & Vet Sciences

Liam undertook a degree in Agriculture with Animal Science at Aberdeen University, before moving to Nottingham University where he completed his PhD on the interaction between dietary energy and protein supply on microbial protein synthesis in the rumen. He then moved to Harper Adams University as a lecturer in 1992, progressing to Professor of Animal Science in 2010. His research interests are focussed around dairy cows and include improving the health attributes of milk, increasing forage utilisation, improving mineral nutrition, and reducing the environmental impact of dairy cows. He was awarded the Sir John Hammond Prize in 2011 for his research in ruminant nutrition and the ability to transfer research findings to industry, and in 2016/2017 held the position of President of the British Society of Animal Science.