The last few decades have seen a rise in the detection of difficult to treat infections in humans, as some pathogens are resistant to multiple antibiotics. This includes serious disease caused by E. coli. Read on to learn about progress being made in tackling the threat of antibiotic resistance from Dr Sarah Evans, Lead Scientist for Bacterial Diseases and Food Safety.
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.
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.
As part of our series of blogs around One Health, Fin Twomey, Head of the Surveillance Intelligence Unit at APHA, talks about the importance of APHA’s scanning surveillance programme for detecting diseases of livestock and wildlife.
Veterinary Epidemiologist, Phil Jones, works in APHA’s Surveillance Intelligence Unit and talks about how APHA is looking to exploit new data sources to support its scanning surveillance activities to look for new animal disease threats.
This January is One Health Awareness Month and the focus for today is antimicrobial resistance (AMR). In this blog, Rod Card explains how the Animal and Plant Health Agency in conjunction with other Defra Agencies is working to address the global problem of AMR.
Learn about the pre-election period and how it will impact upon our blogging activity.
Sunday 3rd November 2019 is One Health Day. Have you ever wondered what One Health is or why it is so important? In this blog Dr Kath Webster, Director of Scientific Services at APHA, explains all and shares what our scientists are doing in One Health on a national and international scale.
In this three minute read, find out about this year's One Health EJP Summer School from APHA's Hannah Fry as she shares her personal experiences of the programme. Find out why One Health is such a hot topic and what the Summer School, hosted by the University of Surrey, offered its global delegates.
Denise Marston from the Animal Plant Health Agency (APHA) reports on a new way of scientific publishing in The Journal of Visual Experimentation (JoVE).
To mark the 13th World Rabies Day Lorraine McElhinney, APHA’s Disease Consultant for Rabies, talks about the work the Rabies Team at APHA Weybridge have been involved in over the last year.