Mrs Wendy Beauvais


Research Assistant

Wendy is a veterinarian with interests in zoonotic pathogens, public health and mathematical modelling. She completed her veterinary degree in 2007 at the Royal Veterinary College in London, and following a short period in clinical veterinary practice she completed a Masters degree in veterinary epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Royal Veterinary College (2010). Following this, she worked at the Royal Veterinary College as  Research Assistant on diverse projects including systematic reviews, a randomized controlled trial and a risk analysis of re-introduction of a globally-eradicated virus (rinderpest), funded by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. She recently submitted her PhD on the dynamics of Brucella transmission in livestock, wildlife and humans in Kazakhstan and is currently working as a Research Assistant at LSHTM. She is a resident of the European College of Veterinary Public Health and an Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Initiative Fellow ( 


Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology


Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases


Wendy is a facilitator for the short course on modelling. 


Research Area
Mathematical modelling
Disease and Health Conditions
Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
Zoonotic disease
Kyrgyz Republic
Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
South Asia

Selected Publications

Seroprevalence of infectious diseases in saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica tatarica) in Kazakhstan 2012-2014.
Orynbayev, M.B. ; Beauvais, W. ; Sansyzbay, A.R. ; Rystaeva, R.A. ; Sultankulova, K.T. ; Kerimbaev, A.A. ; Kospanova, M.N. ; Kock, R.A. ;
Prev Vet Med
Policies and Livestock Systems Driving Brucellosis Re-emergence in Kazakhstan.
Beauvais, W.; Coker, R.; Nurtazina, G.; Guitian, J.;
The risk of rinderpest re-introduction in post-eradication era.
Fournié, G. ; Jones, B.A. ; Beauvais, W. ; Lubroth, J. ; Njeumi, F. ; Cameron, A. ; Pfeiffer, D.U. ;
Prev Vet Med
Rinderpest virus sequestration and use in posteradication era.
Fournié, G. ; Beauvais, W. ; Jones, B.A. ; Lubroth, J. ; Ambrosini, F. ; Njeumi, F. ; Cameron, A. ; Pfeiffer, D.U. ;
Emerg Infect Dis
Modelling the expected rate of laboratory biosafety breakdowns involving rinderpest virus in the post-eradication era.
Beauvais, W. ; Fournié, G. ; Jones, B.A. ; Cameron, A. ; Njeumi, F. ; Lubroth, J. ; Pfeiffer, D.U. ;
Prev Vet Med
The effect of neutering on the risk of urinary incontinence in bitches - a systematic review.
Beauvais, W. ; Cardwell, J.M. ; Brodbelt, D.C. ;
J Small Anim Pract
The effect of neutering on the risk of mammary tumours in dogs--a systematic review.
Beauvais, W. ; Cardwell, J.M. ; Brodbelt, D.C. ;
J Small Anim Pract
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