Continuing our celebrating votes for women series, Flavie Vial, an APHA statistician, explores the achievements over the last 100 years of the many women scientists within APHA and its predecessors. This blog looks at the early years (1930-1949).
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.