Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Learn more about the important scientific work being carried out by our female scientists in the current avian influenza outbreak in this blog and accompanying video.
Women in science
Veterinary Investigation Officer Leanne Forde wanted to be a vet since she was a little girl. Find out how she went from living the James Herriot lifestyle in farm animal practice to starting an interesting career as a government vet.
Today marks the sixth International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This year, we highlight the range of roles and opportunities available to women in science. The accompanying video features a small selection of our female scientists explaining their roles and why APHA is a great place to work.
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.
The Votes for Women series has now gone full circle. Our blog post sharing the achievements of female scientists at the National Wildlife Management Centre which kicked off our year-long celebration was published at the beginning of March, 100 years …
In the penultimate instalment of our Votes for Women series, we revisit the nineties and the noughties, a time when Girl Power fever hit the UK, inspired by the Spice Girls…or was it by our scientists?
This instalment of our celebrating votes for women series takes us on a journey through the 1970s and 80s from the advent of the small scientific desktop computers, revolutionising the way we analysed data, to the first cases of “mad …
Our August instalment of the celebrating votes for women series introduces some of the agency's women scientists in the 1950s and 1960s and how their work in the fields of bacteriology and virology, in particular, contributed to a new understanding of many diseases of economic, zoonotic and political importance.
Our next instalment in our celebrating votes for women series explores the career of Connie Ford, one of the UK’s first female vets in the early 1930s.
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).