Dr Madeleine Campbell

Dr Madeleine Campbell

Birmingham Law School
Visiting Scholar

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Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Madeleine is a veterinary surgeon who is a specialist in Equine Reproduction, and the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow at the Royal Veterinary College. She is currently researching the ethics of assisted reproductive techniques in non-human mammals, and one of her Supervisors is Professor Marie Fox.


  • BVetMed (Hons), Royal Veterinary College
  • MA (Oxon) (Modern History and Economics)
  • MA (Keele) (Medical Ethics and Law)
  • PhD (London)
  • DipECAR
  • RCVS and European Recognised Specialist in Equine Reproduction


Madeleine’s research interests are in the ethics of assisted reproductive technologies in non-human mammals and the ethics of the use of animals in sport. Madeleine was a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeon’s working group which recently undertook an ethical review of practice-based research, is Chair of the British Veterinary Association’s Ethics and Welfare Group, and is a Past-President of the British Equine Veterinary Association.  


Ethics of assisted reproductive techniques in non-human mammals: Ethics of the use of animals in sport


  • Campbell M.L.H (accepted) Does the current regulation of assisted reproductive techniques in the UK safeguard animal welfare? Animal Welfare
  • Campbell, M.L.H (2013) When does use become abuse in equine sport? Equine Veterinary Education doi: 10.1111/eve.12087. Volume 25, Issue 10 Pages 487–541
  • Campbell, M.L.H (2013). The role of veterinarians in equestrian sport: A comparative review of ethical issues surrounding human and equine sports medicine. The Veterinary Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.05.021 Ep.ub ahead of print
  • Wathes, CM, Buller, H, Maggs, H and Campbell, MLH (2013, in press) Livestock Production in the UK in the 21st Century: A Perfect Storm Averted? Animals 3, 1-x manuscripts; doi:10.3390/ani30x000x
  • Campbell, M.L.H., 2013. Ethical analysis of the use of animals in sport. In: Wathes, C., Corr, S., May, S.A., McCulloch, S.P., Whiting, M. (Eds.), Veterinary and Animal Ethics: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics. UFAW, Oxford, pp. 201-215.
  • Campbell MLH (2012) Horsing around: horses in riding, racing and competition. Journal of the Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law Veterinary Association. Summer edition.