Staff Members

Professor Paul Flecknell, MA, VetMB, PhD, DLAS, DECLAM, (Hon) FIAT, (Hon) DACLAM, FRSB, (Hon) FRCVS, Dr h.c.

I have been a laboratory animal veterinarian for almost 40 years, and spent most of that time working on  pain assessment and pain alleviation. I stepped down as Director of the animal facilities at Newcastle University this year, but continue to carry out research, teach and develop e-learning materials.


I have taught a range of topics to animal technicians, veterinarians, research workers, undergraduates and the general public for most of my career. I have also been developing teaching and training resources to disseminate best practice in anaesthesia and analgesia for over 30 years, and am currently co-developing a series of e-learning programs.


I have been a module tutor at CLAST for two years, and am also currently a member of the board of trustees.


My hobbies are birdwatching, wildlife photography, hiking and computer gaming.

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