His Majesty King Charles III visited APHA Weybridge on 9 March to congratulate scientists and staff for their work in combating the largest-ever avian influenza outbreak in the UK.
Zoe Treharne, APHA's Avian Species Expert Group Lead, talks about our first face-to-face annual Avian Science Day event held in three years. Learn more about the event and how to register your interest in attending future events.
Our APHA Weybridge science team that provided rapid science evidence informing disease control policy for 2021/22 avian influenza outbreak, which is continuing, has been made joint winner of the Nobel House Prize.
Hear from Government Chief Scientific Advisor, Sir Patrick Vallance, as he recently joined APHA’s Chief Executive Officer, the UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer and Defra’s Chief Scientific Adviser at APHA’s headquarters at Weybridge to learn more about the importance of APHA’s scientific expertise and redevelopment, as the UK government’s primary capability for animal health science.
APHA have recently published the ‘Science and Evidence Review for 2021’ which shows the fantastic range of animal and plant health expertise within the agency and the value of work in protecting animal and plant health and welfare.
In this blog, we look at how some of the key areas of APHA’s animal health science continue to have an immediate impact for UK farming and trade, whilst developments take place on the Weybridge site, and how a ‘One health’ approach places the Weybridge campus as a vital part of the overall system that protects public health.
Hear from APHA’s new Director of Science and Transformation, Dr Jenny Stewart, as she talks about plans to redevelop the Weybridge site to enhance its capability and reputation as a world-class science centre to support APHA’s mission to safeguard animal health for the benefit of people, the environment and the economy.
APHA Lead Scientist and world-renowned virologist Dr Sharon Brookes is co-directing a new network linked to our expanding Coronavirus programme. Find out how APHA will provide crucial advice to stakeholders, policy makers and key international bodies in this exciting new initiative.
It is that time of year again when APHA produces a formal review of its science, this year looking back over 2020. Read on for some of the highlights and link to the full report.
On the 22 June Defra published the refreshed Defra Group Research and Innovation Interests document with input from APHA and other Defra Group Public Sector Research Establishments. Learn more about this key document and APHA’s involvement.