On Monday 27 May 2019, APHA scientists attended an event at the British Embassy in Paris to promote our international scientific capabilities to colleagues from around the world.
Worldwide, tick-borne diseases may be the greatest threat to farm animal production as well as the second greatest threat to human health, second only to mosquito-borne diseases. In this blog, Paul Phipps from the Virology Department discusses ticks and the diseases associated with the red sheep tick.
In the next in our series of blogs about the work of the Surveillance and Laboratory Services Department (SLSD), we showcase some of the varied testing that we do in the department, and shine a light on some of the …
Today marks the beginning of the fifth annual Invasive Species Week, led by the GB Non-native Species Secretariat.
18 April 2019 marks the third birthday of the APHA Science blog and what an interesting three years we’ve had!
In this blog we embark on an exciting journey with Jill Key, project manager for the GB Non-native Species Secretariat, to learn how APHA is working to strengthen biosecurity in the UK Overseas Territories.
APHA Weybridge hosted the first Inventory and Ambitions workshop for the One Health European Joint Program funded COHESIVE Project. In this blog, Charlotte Cook, Senior Risk Analyst, talks about the event and the importance of professional networks across Europe.
Kirsty Line, head of APHA’s Surveillance and Laboratory Services Department, introduces a series of blogs about the work of the department.
March 2nd marked the 9th International Open Data Day, an annual event promoting awareness and use of open data. Colin Birch, lead statistician at APHA, shares with us his first time experience of publishing a disease simulation model by open access and public release.
Today, Monday 11th February 2019, marks the fourth International Day of Women and Girls in Science (IDWGS). Even in 2019, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) still remains a male dominated field, with still only a small percentage of the …