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Dr. Sean Fair

BAgrSc, PhD


Dr Fair graduated with a PhD from University College Dublin in 2006. He took up a position as Lecturer in Physiology in National University of Ireland, Galway in 2007 and in 2009 joined the academic staff in the University of Limerick as a Lecturer in Animal Physiology. His research is focused on sperm interaction with the female reproductive tract, and its secretions, across a range of species including cattle, sheep, horses and humans.

Teaching Interests

Professional Activities


  • 2016 Director of Association of Applied Animal Andrology,
  • 2015 Chairman of University of Limerick Animal Welfare Body,
  • 2013 Chairman of University of Limerick Animal Research Ethics Committee,
  • 2013 Director of Sheep Ireland,


  • 2016 University of Limerick - Postgraduate Diploma
  • 2006 UCD - PhD
  • 2002 UCD - B.Agr.Sc.


  • 2007 National University of Ireland Galway - Lecturer


  • Member, European Society for Domestic Animal Reproduction
  • Member, Agricultural Science Association
  • Member, British Society of Animal Science


  • Journal ad hoc Reviewer:
    Reproduction Fertility and Development
    Journal of Dairy Science
    Animal Reproduction Science
    Reproduction in Domestic Animals
    Reproductive Biology
    Biology of Reproduciton
    Annals of Animal Science
    System Biology in Reproductive Medicine
    Nutrition Journal
    Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine
    Open Veterinary Journal
    Veterinary Record
    BMC Genomics
    BMC Veterinary Research