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APHA celebrates the work of our female scientists on International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021

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Today marks the sixth International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This year, we highlight the range of roles and opportunities available to women in science. The accompanying video features a small selection of our female scientists explaining their roles and why APHA is a great place to work.

COVID-19 testing: the scientists behind the scenes

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We have all become used to hearing in the news about COVID-19 infection numbers but have you ever wondered about the scientists behind the scenes, testing samples and providing these all important results? We reveal more in our latest blog.

Veterinary Pathologist vacancy at our internationally renowned science headquarters

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Put your veterinary skills and pathology experience to work in an interesting and influential role. You will be underpinning the crucial work of a dedicated agency that is tackling disease and ensuring the health of animals throughout the UK. We offer the opportunity to work on high impact diseases of farm animals, poultry and many other species, good work life balance and job security.

APHA provides science evidence quickly leading to the first detection of bird ‘flu in the United Kingdom

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This year has seen the earlier than expected arrival of Highly Pathogenic H5 Avian Influenza Virus which is infecting both wild birds and poultry on small holdings and commercial production units. Find out how APHA detects and reacts to a bird ‘flu outbreak in the United Kingdom.