Stefan Berg, senior scientist at APHA, highlights the agency’s 15-years engagement in collaborative research on bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in Ethiopia.
Over the last four years we’ve been running a large and interesting pig health project, with farmers taking part in a range of intervention trials to see what worked in terms of Salmonella control.
Like last year we have produced an APHA Annual Science Review, which brings together the many highlights and achievements during 2016.
In the first of a series of videos highlighting how we safeguard with science, Prof Ian Brown, APHA's Head of Virology, talks about avian influenza (bird flu) and the work we do in our international reference laboratory at Weybridge.
Paul Beales highlights APHA’s involvement in plant health engagement by talking about the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show exhibit.
Kirsty Line talks about the role played by APHA's laboratory services in the development of the Animal Disease Testing Service, a new digital service for vets.
In the coming weeks, you will notice that it’s much quieter than usual on this blog. It’s because between midnight on Friday, 21 April and the general election on 8 June is the pre-election period.
The APHA science blog celebrates its first birthday today (18 April). In this blog I look at the highlights on the science blog over the last year. Here’s your chance to catch up.
Sian Mitchell, who is the Parasitology Discipline Champion at APHA, talks about how APHA supports the transport of horses around the world by performing statutory testing for certification purposes.
Flu comes and goes in many guises but little did we know that the detection of H5N8 avian flu in swans in Hungary in October was to be the forerunner of one of the largest epizootics of this disease ever recorded …