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Associate Editor

Robert Shiel © www.ucd.ieDr Robert Shiel

University College Dublin

Robert Shiel qualified from University College Dublin (UCD) in 1999. After four years in small animal practice in the United Kingdom, he returned to UCD to undertake a residency in small animal medicine and obtained the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals (Internal Medicine) in 2007.

 He completed a PhD at UCD in the area of canine thyroid function, and the effects of non-thyroidal illness, in 2011. After four years working as a lecturer at Murdoch University, Western Australia, Robert returned to UCD as a Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine in November 2014. 

His research interests include small animal endocrinology, neurology and genomics.