Queen's University, Belfast

Current Position Senior Lecturer in Farm Animal Nutrition
Telephone +44 (0) 2890974585
Email k.theodoridou@qub.ac.uk
Departments School of Biological Sciences
Quadrat Core Themes Environmental Management
Methods I Use Bio / Geo / Chemical Analytical


Key Research Interests

  • Nutrient use efficiency
  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Alternative feed sources (seaweed, insects, trees)
  • Agroforestry

Recent Key Papers

  • The Effect of Ensiling on the Nutritional Composition and Fermentation Characteristics of Brown Seaweeds as a Ruminant Feed Ingredient. Campbell, M., Ortuño, J., Ford, L., Davies, D. R., Koidis, T., Walsh, P. & Theodoridou, K., 11 Jun 2020, In: Animals. p. 1019
  • Impact of thermal and high-pressure treatments on the microbiological quality and in vitro digestibility of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae. Campbell, M., Ortuño, J., Stratakos, A. C., Linton, M., Corcionivoschi, N., Elliot, T., Koidis, A. & Theodoridou, K., 14 Apr 2020, In: Animals. 10, 4, 10 p., 682.
  • Rapid Tannin Profiling Of Tree Fodders Using Untargeted Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy And Partial Least Squares Regression. Ortuño, J., Stergiadis, S., Koidis, T., Smith, J., Humphrey, C., Whistance, L. & Theodoridou, K., 06 Feb 2021, (Early online date) In: Plant Methods.

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • Willow (Salix spp): The potential of a tannin-rich tree fodder to reduce ammonia emissions and improve productivity of dairy cattle
  • Seaweeds: A natural approach to improve ruminant productivity, quality of animal products and reduce environmental emissions
  • Improving nutrition efficiency and milk quality in dairy production