Trip to Chiang Mai, Thailand

Prof. Sam Sheppard has recently accepted a visiting professorship at Chiang Mai University, Thailand at the Department of Medical Technology, as part of an ongoing effort to expand our collaborations in this country. Sam and Ben Pascoe stayed for a week in Chiang Mai to promote their research and discuss with various Thai faculty members.

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Left picture: From left to right: Dr. Kanya Preechasut, Dr. Ben Pascoe, Dean Asst. Prof. Wasna Sirirungsi, Prof. Samuel Sheppard, Dr. Usanee Anukool.
Right picture: Sam giving a talk to staff members of the Department of Medical Technology,Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

BBC coverage of our research on Campylobacter in seal pups

bbc-walesOur research on Campylobacter source attribution in grey seals, recently published in Molecular Ecology in collaboration with Moredun Institute and St. Andrews University, has been featured on BBC1 Wales Today. An article and a video can be found on the BBC website, and a press release has been issued by Swansea University, describing the research further.

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Bye bye Koji!

Dr. Koji Yahara is leaving Wales after 1 year and 3 months working with us in Swansea. Koji will be taking on a lecturer position at Kurume University in Fukuoka, Japan. Sayonara and good luck!

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From left to right: Hannah-Sian, Jane, Koji, Caroline, Susan, Llinos, Ben, Guillaume, Leonardos