Andrea Nolan

Biography of Andrea Nolan

Andrea Nolan
Andrea Nolan

Andrea Nolan has been Professor of Veterinary Pharmacology since 1998 and took up the post of Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine a year later. With this position she became the first female Dean of the University and the first woman ever appointed to head a British veterinary school. She was appointed Vice Principal for Learning & Teaching in 2004, and in 2009 was appointed to the position of Senior Vice-Principal & Deputy Vice Chancellor. Andrea Nolan is also the University's first female Vice Principal.

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 took her to the Universities of Cambridge, Bristol and the Technical University, Munich, leading to her appointment as a Lecturer at the University of Glasgow in 1989 where she established herself as a researcher in the field of animal pain.

She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and in 2013 became Principal & Vice Chancellor of Edinburgh Napier University.


Andrea Nolan
Veterinarian and University Administrator

University Link: Faculty Dean, Vice-Principal
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Occupation categories: veterinarians
Record last updated: 14th Mar 2016

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