Nick Cotter will commence his Nuffield Scholarship in 2024. Nick’s Nuffield study topic is “Getting off blanket worming: An evaluation of current best practice and newer tools to reduce anthelmintic use and anthelmintic resistance on ruminant livestock farms”.
Nick is co-founder and CEO of three companies and is studying for a Law and Business Degree in UCC. The companies are Cotter Agritech, Cotter Bros Firewood and Cotter Organic Lamb. He and his companies have received a number of innovation and entrepreneurial awards and was named in the 2020 Top 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs by the Sunday Independent. He was awarded a UCC Quercus Innovation/entrepreneurship Scholarship. He grew up on the family sheep farm, which conducts performance recording, rotational grazing and grass measurement.