Dr Joerg Henning is an Associate Professor in Veterinary Epidemiology at the School of Veterinary Science. He has over 15 years of research experience in epidemiology and biostatistics with a focus on international animal health. He was the main operational scientist in research projects in Myanmar, Vietnam and Indonesia. He also worked as a consultant for international organisations such as the FAO, World Bank, ILRI and others. A key focus of Dr Joerg Henning’s research is to identify sustainable and acceptable interventions to improve the livelihoods of small-scale farmers in developing countries. His research interests included zoonotic diseases such as Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1, infectious diseases and management of poultry, attitudes and behaviours of small-scale farmers, extension programs to improve livestock health, the translation of research outcomes while considering farmer’s attitudes, behaviours, cultural background and literacy and research linking livestock production to human nutrition.