Connaire Jenkins joins the VIRAQUA team

Connaire Jenkins, a biochemistry student from Surrey University, has recently started his placement year with the Food Safety group at Cefas in which he will gain valuable experience of working in both a research laboratory and a statutory testing laboratory. …

A student’s perspective

We asked our undergraduate intern student Harry Riley about his experiences working with the VIRAQUA team:

“I’ve had a really good time working on the VIRAQUA project over the past month, it’s given me great experience in lab and field …

Bangor Science Festival – ‘Hidden Worlds’

VIRAQUA participated in the Bangor Science Festival on March 11th 2017, hosted by Bangor University as part of British Science Week.  We had several ‘hands on’ activities on offer including pathogen painting and bugs in bivalves which we used to …

Passing with Distinction!

We are delighted to announce that our M-degree student has passed with DISTINCTION!  Vanessa Kienmoser joined the VIRAQUA team in September 2016 for her M- degree research project, focusing on the quantification of, and optimal extraction method for enteric viruses …

Dr Lisa Cross at Soapbox Science 2017, Exeter

On Saturday 24th of June 2017, Soapbox Science will again transform Exeter into a hub of scientific learning and discussion, as some of Devon’s leading female scientists take to their soapboxes to showcase science to the general public.  Dr Lisa