Mark Chambers is a scientist for the Animal and Plant Health Agency and is the principal investigator for the oral badger vaccine research programme. He is also a Professor in Veterinary Bacteriology at the University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine.
Posts about or by members of the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA). There are also blogs by APHA staff on the Civil Service blog.
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Anthony Ridge talks about his Parliamentary Veterinary Internship with Lord Trees and his move to work with the Animal and Plant Health Agency
Mary Thomson discusses some of the opportunities and achievements she gained from her secondment working as the veterinary co-ordinator with the Chief Veterinary Officer.
UK Chief Veterinary Officer Christine Middlemiss talks about the important link between animals, humans and the environment in disease control and pathogen resistance.
If you missed our recent webinar on government vet careers, catch up here.
How often does someone’s career turn out as they plan? Animal and Plant Health Veterinary Adviser Iain Bell looks back at how his career has been shaped by the opportunities that life throws up.
From FMD to PhD. APHA veterinary officer, Gabriel Freiria reflects on his veterinary career in the UK.
Bev Hopkins, Veterinary Investigation Officer, talks about her first government veterinary job in field services and other interesting opportunities she's had.
Frank Busch, head of the Veterinary Professional Services Team, Defra, provides an overview and an EU perspective of his work areas.
Rebeca Garcia, President of the Association of Government Veterinarians, on why all government veterinarians, including official veterinarians, should complete the Government Veterinarian’s Wellbeing Survey.