Activity: Visiting an external institution types › Visiting an external academic institution
3 month doctoral internship I was working with the following teams across DEFRA and APHA: • International Disease Monitoring and Risk Assessment, Exotics and Risk Team • Exotic disease policy team • National Epidemiology Emergency Group • Veterinary Risk Group • National Wildlife Management Centre
Work undertaken: Full literature review of wintering wild birds feeding and roosting habitats Rapid briefing note for ministers GIS mapping of disease risk areas Comments and research for a book chapter Representation at a modelling workshop in Berlin Advice on development of a tool used by policy makers
Attendance at the APHA Modelling Symposium and a Royal Society conference "Science for DEFRA: excellence in the application of evidence"
4 Jan 2017 → 11 Apr 2017
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs