Professor Andrea Nolan

Professor Andrea Nolan


Scientific Advisor

Professor Andrea Nolan is Principal and Professor in Veterinary Pharmacology at Edinburgh Napier University.

She graduated as a veterinary surgeon from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and after a short time in veterinary practice, embarked on an academic career which led to her appointment as a lecturer in Veterinary Pharmacology and ultimately Professor in the University of Glasgow. During the 1990s, Andrea established herself as a research leader in the field of animal pain, its recognition and management.

She has published widely and has received awards for her work including the Pfizer Academic Award for Animal Health Research, the Amoroso Award from the British Small Animal Veterinary Association and, along with her collaborators, the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare Companion Animal Award. She was awarded an Honorary OBE in 2014 for services to Higher Education and Veterinary Science. She has contributed to educational development in animal pain management and welfare over many years. She is a member of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s Global Pain Council and a Trustee of two animal charities.