Recent news

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June 2021: Phase III of the Wales National network for COVID-19 surveillance funded (with Cardiff University, 2021-2022)

May 2021: Winner of the Welsh Regional Water Industry Innovation Prize for work on COVID-19 surveillance (with Cardiff University and Welsh Water)

February 2021: Phase II of the Wales National network for COVID-19 surveillance funded (with Cardiff University, 2021)

November 2020: New DEFRA-funded high-throughput COVID-19 surveillance lab opened in the Alun Roberts Tower.

October 2020: Start of the national surveillance work with the Environment Agency, Exeter

August 2020: Phase I of the Wales National network for COVID-19 surveillance funded (with Cardiff University, 2020-2021)

May 2020: Award of the NERC grant on establishing a national network for tracing SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater in England and Wales (with Will Gaze Exeter Univ) (2020-2021)

May 2020: Award of the NERC grant on establishing a national network for tracing SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater in England and Wales (with Andrew Singer, UK CEH, Univs of Bath, Newcastle, Edinburgh and LSHTM) (2020-2021)

March 2020: Award of the NERC-URGENCY grant on tracing SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater (2020)