Inside the Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences

Read our blog to get to know us better, with first-hand accounts from our researchers, lecturers and students about life in the Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences.

California dreaming: A collaborative expedition to Stanford, USACalifornia dreaming: A collaborative expedition to Stanford, USA

California dreaming: A collaborative expedition to Stanford, USA

Dr Aisling Brady is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Hinton Lab within the Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology. Aisling recently travelled to the US for a four-week research trip that involved learning new genetic techniques aimed at bolstering the ongoing battle against African Salmonella, known for its role in causing severe bloodstream infections.

Posted on: 23 January 2024

Christmas cheer and emergency care: A festive visit to LeahurstChristmas cheer and emergency care: A festive visit to Leahurst

Christmas cheer and emergency care: A festive visit to Leahurst

With Christmas just around the corner and a well-earned break on the horizon for many of us, we caught up with Briony Alderson, Head of the Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH), and Professor Mark Senior, Head of Department of Equine Clinical Science, to find out about the festive period at Leahurst and the emergency response provided at the SATH, Philip Leverhulme Equine Centre and Leahurst Equine Practice.

Posted on: 18 December 2023

PhD student presents at the Total Dairy Conference 2023PhD student presents at the Total Dairy Conference 2023

PhD student presents at the Total Dairy Conference 2023

Bethany Griffiths is a final year PhD student in the Department of Livestock and One Health in the Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences (IVES). Last month, she attended the Total Dairy Conference 2023 in Stratford-Upon-Avon and here tells us about her research and the results presented at the conference.

Posted on: 15 December 2023

Spotlight on: Liverpool Centre for Global Health ResearchSpotlight on: Liverpool Centre for Global Health Research

Spotlight on: Liverpool Centre for Global Health Research

This edition of Spotlight focuses on the Liverpool Centre for Global Health Research (LCGHR) which is currently accepting applications for the 2024/25 intake of its renowned Liverpool Clinical PhD Programme.

Posted on: 23 November 2023

Microbiology Society Studentship: summer scienceMicrobiology Society Studentship: summer science

Microbiology Society Studentship: summer science

Holly Richardson is a third-year undergraduate student from the School of Life Sciences. This summer she spent 8 weeks on a Microbiology Society Harry Smith Vacation Studentship in the Hinton Lab. Here she tells us about the highlights.

Posted on: 7 November 2023

Researcher receives national postdoc awardResearcher receives national postdoc award

Researcher receives national postdoc award

At this year’s UK National Postdoc Conference (NPDC 2023), Dr Blanca Perez-Sepulveda from the Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology was presented the 'Unsung Hero – EDI Champion Award'. Here she tells us about her work that contributed to this accolade.

Posted on: 1 November 2023

Postcard: Discovering phage research in AustraliaPostcard: Discovering phage research in Australia

Postcard: Discovering phage research in Australia

Dr Liberty Duignan from the Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology reports on their trip to Phage Australia.

Posted on: 27 October 2023

Postcard from Kenya: A week of discovery and collaborationPostcard from Kenya: A week of discovery and collaboration

Postcard from Kenya: A week of discovery and collaboration

Professor Paul Lunn, Dean of the School of Veterinary Science, tells us about his recent trip to Kenya.

Posted on: 27 October 2023

Unearthing the world of plant soil communication Unearthing the world of plant soil communication

Unearthing the world of plant soil communication

Earlier this summer, Edward Cairns, a PhD student from the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour attended a workshop in Granada, Spain hosted by the Spanish National Research Council. Here Edward discusses the training provided and how this will aid his PhD.

Posted on: 16 August 2023

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