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Professor Gareth Enticott

Professor Gareth Enticott

Professor in Human Geography

Email
enticottg@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 6243
Campuses
Room 2.94, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3WA
Comment
Media commentator
Users
Available for postgraduate supervision

Overview

Gareth is Professor of Human Geography in the School. His research focuses on biosecurity and the management of animal diseases in agriculture. His main focus is on the ongoing controversy surrounding bovine Tuberculosis in the UK, as well as the management of the disease in New Zealand.

Biography

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) in Geography, University of Wales, Swansea, 1993
  • MSc City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University, 1995
  • Diploma in Social Science Research Methods, Cardiff University, 1996
  • PhD, School of City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University, 2000

Career

  • Professor, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University (2022 - current)
  • Reader, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University (2016 - 2022)
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University (2012 - 2016)
  • Research Fellow, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University (2003 - 2012)
  • Research Associate, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University (2001 - 2003)

I have conducted peer review for the ESRC and for academic journals including Economy and Society, Agriculture and Human Values, Environment and Planning A, Environment and Planning C, Environment and Planning D, Geoforum, Geographical Review, Health and Place, Journal of Rural Studies, Sociologia Ruralis, Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, Society and Animals, Policy and Politics, Law and Policy and Political Studies.

Professional memberships

  • Treasurer of the Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers Rural Geography Research Group (2010-present)
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
  • Member of the Environment Research Group.
  • Associate member of the ESRC Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS), 2006-2012.
  • Associate member of the Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLACE), Cardiff University, 2011-present.

Publications

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2013

  • Enticott, G. P. and Wilkinson, K. 2013. Biosecurity: whose knowledge counts?. In: Dobson, A., Barker, K. and Taylor, S. eds. Biosecurity: The Socio-Politics of Invasive Species and Infectious Diseases. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 91-104.

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Recent and current research projects:

  • Defra – Social research project to understand farmer current/ future attitudes to cattle and badger TB vaccination in Britain (2022)
  • Ministry of Primary Industries (New Zealand) – Factors affecting disease surveillance and reporting (2020-21)
  • Defra – Decision-making research into farmers’ cattle purchasing behaviour, investigating the current role of TB risk assessment in purchase decisions and appraising future ways to increase the importance of such risk assessment (2019-21)
  • EU Horizon 2020: Roadmap - Rethinking Of Antimicrobial Decision-systems in the Management of Animal Production (Co-I, 2019-2023)
  • EU Horizon 2020 – SAPHIR: Strengthening Animal Production and Health through the Immune Response (Co-I, 2015-2020)

Supervision

I am interested in supervising PhD students in the areas of:

- Biosecurity and animal disease management;

- Veterinary expertise and the veterinary profession;

- Farming identities, practices and behaviours;

- Policy and practice relationships between the UK and New Zealand;

- Agricultural and rural change.

Current supervision

James Weldon

Research student

Past projects

Kieran O'Mahony: 'Feral bo(a)rderlands: living with and governing wild boar in the Forest of Dean.'

Delyth Crimes: 'Bovine Tuberculosis and Farmers' Well-being in Wales'.

Emma Glendinning: 'Building Resilience through Post-Productivism: The case of farmers' markets'