Dr Jan Birch

Programme Leader

After graduating from the University of Cambridge with a PhD in Veterinary Physiology, Dr Jan Birch conducted industry-linked collaborative research based at the University of Liverpool as an Honorary Research Fellow and as a Director of Research Studies at their Faculty of Veterinary Science. In addition, Jan was Programme Leader in Biological and Earth Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University.

Away from Reaseheath, Jan acts as an External Examiner for a number of universities; she has sat on the committee for the International Conference for Equine Exercise Physiology and is the National HE Committee Member for the Advancing Equine Scientific Excellence (AESE) initiative, part of the British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Equine Development Portfolio. Jan also sits on regional equine industry and research partnerships including the Cheshire Racing Hub and the Equine Fertility Forum.