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Sara Burt

Sara Burt

Assistant Professor of Veterinary Public Health, Utrecht University
Sara Burt is a food microbiologist and hygienist. She researches the role of wild rodents and birds as vectors for zoonoses. She is also an authorised pest controller.

After graduating as a food scientist, Burt worked in the food industry in the UK for several years before moving to Utrecht University, where she obtained a PhD in 2007.

Sara is a member of the Royal Institute of Public Health & Hygiene, the central council of experts of the Dutch Foundation for the Quality Mark for Pest Control Companies, and the committee of experts of the EVM pest control examination board.

What to feed ducks – according to science

Jan 06, 2021 04:10 am UTC| Science

The simple things in life sometimes bring the greatest joy like feeding the ducks at your local pond. The next time you pay your feathered friends a visit, consider introducing some variety into the food you give them....

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