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Spotlight on APHA’s zoonotic disease research

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The 6th of July marks World Zoonoses Day - an opportunity to raise awareness of those diseases that affect both humans and animals. The origin of diseases has been on everyone’s mind over the past 18 months, particularly those that cause epidemics. Here Dr. Nick Johnson of the newly formed Vector-Borne Diseases group within APHA’s Virology Department discusses what a zoonosis is and what APHAs role is in responding to them.

Invasive Species Week 2021

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Organisations across the UK, Ireland, the Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey are working together on a week of action to raise awareness of invasive non-native species, their impacts, and the simple things that everyone can do to help prevent their spread. Learn more about why this topic is so important and what you can do to help.

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.