Prof. Richard J. Delahey

Professor Richard Delahay is a wildlife biologist with expertise in the epidemiology and management of disease in wildlife populations. Following completion of a PhD at Aberdeen University on the epidemiology of threadworm infections in red grouse, he has worked as a post-doctoral researcher for the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Oxford University and the Forestry Authority before holding scientific posts in a succession of Government research agencies, and currently holds an Honorary Visiting Chair at Exeter University. He is an author on over 120 peer-reviewed scientific papers and the principal editor of a book on managing disease in wild mammals.