Background & Qualifications


The principal Director of SCIENTIALIS Ltd is Professor Tim Morris with extensive and diverse experience of industries and organisations where science has an impact. A wide professional network, knowledge based expertise and advocacy is underpinned by a broad perspective and knowledge base across veterinary medicine, commerce, leadership of teams, professional and voluntary activities, communications, media and public affairs, all as related to both to science and also the wider use of animals in society. Scientialis Ltd also works with a network of individuals and organisations to have the capacity and expertise to support your needs

Very active in professional and for non-profit activities. Tim has a record of working and leading as appropriate in a collaborative style across the the range of commercial, non-commercial, governmental and charity sectors, to achieve pragmatic, realistic outputs that are widely accepted. Tim has held company directorships, non executive roles, Charity Trusteeships, and chaired company boards.

Tim has extensive communications and media experience, presenting scientific issues proactively and in crises, to specialist and general audiences and pre-recorded and live national and international print and broadcast media.Tim also has wide experience of public affairs and has regularly directly interacted with parliamentarians, officials and Ministers/Commissioners, in the UK, devolved administrations and in the EU.

Tim maintains a strong scientific perspective, through publications and presentations, teaching, grant review, holds a Wellcome Trust grant, has edited books and journals, and has active involvement in the recently established Veterinary School at Nottingham, and has a range of academic contacts from international collaborations on animal research, animal sports medication control and animal welfare across Europe, Asia and North America

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Qualifications and Accreditation For Tim Morris


Veterinary Medicine: BVetMed, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, 1982, 

PhD, University of London, 1988.

Postgraduate Academic Certifications:

UK: Certificate in Laboratory Animal Science, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, 1989.

US: Diplomate, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, 1996.  

EU: Charter Diplomate, European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, 2000. 

Academic Posts:

Honorary Professor, Laboratory Animal Welfare and Science, University of Nottingham, 2005. 

Professional Registration:

Registered UK Veterinary Surgeon: Membership, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, 1982.

Other accreditations:

Certificate of Designation Holder/Establishment Licence Holder under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act. UK Government Security clearances.