Bangor Science Festival

The VIRAQUA and the Reservoirs teams will to co-host a stand at the Bangor Science Festival on the 10th March 2017 as part of British Science Week.  Both projects will be showcased at the event with ‘hands on’ science …

New publication featuring VIRAQUA team

A collaborative paper, co-authored by Davey Jones, Shelagh Malham and others from Bangor University, Liverpool University, Natural Resources Wales and Bangor Mussel Producers Ltd. reviewing the risk of norovirus infection from the consumption of shellfish had been published in Food …

Viraqua M Degree students

The end of 2016 saw the addition of two 4th year M degree students to the

EMHH PIG Conference

Last week, members of the Viraqua Project headed down to Bristol’s Watershed for the Inaugural meeting of the Environmental Microbiology and Human Health (EMHH) Programme Integration Group (PIG).

The EMHH Programme incorporates; the VIRAQUA project (tracing enteric viruses through the …

Research Excellence Awards

Bangor University has just held its inaugural Research Excellence Awards celebrating the high standard of research at the University.

The Viraqua james-macdonald-awardproject were very proud to see Dr James McDonald awarded the Rising Star Award. “This Award celebrates an academic …

New Publications

The new year kicked off with the first Viraqua project publication with Kata Farkas, Francis Hassard, James McDonald, Shelagh Malham and Davey Jones all co-authors on a paper in Frontiers in Microbiology evaluating molecular methods for the detection and quantification



Interesting article in food safety magazine last week The article discussed the findings from a workshop on foodborne illness, held earlier this year, the summary report

EMHH Programme Integration Group Meeting

The First Annnerc-logo-115ual NERC Environmental Microbiology and Human Health (EMHH) programme conference will be held on December 15th, 2016.  The conference will draw together the four EMHH programme projects; Viraqua, ENDOTOXII, RAMBIE and

Six Monthly Project Meeting

Environment Centre Wales, Bangor University, Deiniol Road, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2UW, United Kingdom

Our second project meeting will focus on the results on method development and validation for the quantification of viral nucleic acids in environmental matrixes and on addressing …