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Flavie Vial

As Lead Scientist, Flavie is responsible for developing the strategy for and managing the scientific portfolio of wildlife research across APHA, ensuring high scientific standards and policy relevance.
Her role also involves nurturing important strategic collaborations, such as links with academia or other public sector research institutes, as well as ensuring the specialised skills base required to deliver our wildlife work is maintained within the agency.
Prior to joining APHA 2 years ago, her work focussed on providing intelligence on emerging issues in the wildlife conservation and veterinary public health sectors for various policy customers in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Other areas of interests include statistics, science communication and diversity in STEM (science, technology, mathematics and engineering.

Why wildlife health issues are not just a biodiversity concern.

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Continuing our One Health series and also marking World Wildlife Day, we hear from Flavie Vial, APHA’s Lead Scientist for Wildlife, as she highlights the great work her team are involved in to keep our wildlife flourishing whilst protecting against the spread of animal-human disease.

Inspiring a new generation of female scientists

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Female scientist holding a pipette and wearing a white lab coat. Text reads 'International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020 11th February 2020'.

Tuesday 11 February 2020, marks the fifth International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In this blog, Flavie Vial, our Lead Scientist for Wildlife, explains more about the day and asks some of our female scientists to share their personal experiences and offer advice to school-aged girls interested in STEM careers.

APHA inspiring kids to look after plants and native wildlife

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Image of a pipette dropping a clear liquid onto a white tray with a bottle and some leaf material in the background.

A lot of great science is carried out on a daily basis at APHA and our scientists relish opportunities to demonstrate that science can be exciting and easy to understand. In this three minute read, find out how our scientists enjoyed showing children at the Countryside Days event at the Great Yorkshire Showground just how fun science can be.