News and Events

For all the latest news items and events from the unit as well as archived items.

31 Jul 2020

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Submission to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

30 Jul 2020

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New report criticises some of the UK Government’s responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

27 Jul 2020

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Vector-borne diseases in the UK - online sessions 2020

20 Jul 2020

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Submission to House of Lords Public Services Committee

08 Jul 2020

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COVID-19 brain complications found across the globe

08 Jul 2020

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Launch of the innovative COVID-19 drug testing platform AGILE

07 Jul 2020

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Doctoral Scholarship Opportunity

25 Jun 2020

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The COVID Hot Potato 9

22 Jun 2020

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Submission to PAC on readying NHS and social care for COVID-19 peak

17 Jun 2020

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Dexamethasone reduces death in hospitalised patients

11 Jun 2020

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The COVID Hot Potato 8

08 Jun 2020

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COVID-19 antibody test validated by LSTM researchers ready for manufacture and distribution

04 Jun 2020

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The COVID Hot Potato 7

29 May 2020

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The COVID Hot Potato 6

22 May 2020

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Andrea Collins of HPRU EZI on BBC Radio Merseyside

22 May 2020

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Risk factors associated with severe and fatal cases of COVID-19 identified

21 May 2020

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The COVID Hot Potato 5

20 May 2020

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Severe Infection in Coronavirus and haemorrhagic fever viruses

20 May 2020

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Evaluation of West Nile Virus Transmission Risk in the UK

14 May 2020

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The COVID Hot Potato 4

07 May 2020

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The COVID Hot Potato 3

04 May 2020

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The COVID Hot Potato: As COVID-19 comes under control we need to share how local NHS services have adapted to cope with demand to “build back better” services for wave 2.

27 Apr 2020

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The COVID Hot Potato: Patients with non-COVID illnesses are suffering: healthcare professionals report the hospital capacity exists but we need the strategy now

18 Apr 2020

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COVID-19 Rapid Response Call Round 2 Success

07 Apr 2020

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Oxford University joins HPRU EZI

03 Apr 2020

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RCP Commentary Magazine Report on COVID-19

01 Apr 2020

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Tom Solomon reports on COVID-19 Research at Liverpool

01 Apr 2020

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TV Report on COVID-19 Research in Liverpool

31 Mar 2020

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Clinical trial to find effective Covid-19 treatments gets underway

29 Mar 2020

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HPRU-2 Research Retreat

16 Mar 2020

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Coronavirus: the UK approach explained

09 Mar 2020

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Julian Hiscox appears on BBC news

28 Feb 2020

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): What it is and how the University is responding

21 Feb 2020

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BMJ Best Practice monograph: COVID-19

27 Jan 2020

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Coronavirus outbreak: WHO's decision to not declare a global public emergency explained

27 Jan 2020

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Further 5 years' funding for NIHR HPRU in EZI

24 Jan 2020

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Lyme and tick-borne disease research in the UK

23 Jan 2020

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China's quarantine of 20 million - could it be too late?

14 Oct 2019

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Apply now for current NIHR Academy award opportunities

19 Aug 2019

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Lyme disease in England and Wales more common in older, white females

30 Jul 2019

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Volunteers create Outbreak at Bluedot Festival!

19 Jul 2019

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HPRU PhD Class of 2019

19 Jul 2019

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Margaux Meslé attends Global Health Security Conference in Sydney

02 Jul 2019

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IMAV 2019: International Meeting on Arboviruses and their Vectors

17 Jun 2019

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High consequence infectious disease from bench to outbreak response

29 May 2019

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High Consequence Infectious Disease from Bench to Outbreak Response

01 Apr 2019

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Soren Metelmann publishes on the Asian Tiger Mosquito in the Royal Society

01 Apr 2019

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UK-Brazil Year of Science and Innovation

15 Feb 2019

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Health Economic Research Fellow

07 Jan 2019

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In situ sequencing during a Lassa outbreak

28 Nov 2018

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NIHR EZI 2018 Annual Conference Awards

06 Aug 2018

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BBC Countryfile

01 Aug 2018

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NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Annual Conference 2018

26 Jul 2018

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Developing resources for HPRU Public Engagement activities in schools

12 Jul 2018

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Study finds Ebola survivors suffer from severe neurological problems

27 Jun 2018

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NHS 70 Roadshow

08 Jun 2018

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What is the risk of tickborne diseases to UK pets?

23 May 2018

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Success at Spanish FameLab Final

10 May 2018

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Exposures associated with infection with Cryptosporidium in industrialised countries

03 May 2018

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HPRU EZI Annual Conference

26 Apr 2018

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Vector-Borne Diseases in the UK – Biennial Meeting, 2018

30 Mar 2018

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Collaboration in Nigeria for the Lassa Fever Outbreak

27 Mar 2018

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A Game Changer in Public Health Promotion

18 Mar 2018

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Five diseases you can catch from pets

12 Mar 2018

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Early Results of Lassa Virus Sequencing and Implications for Current Outbreak Response in Nigeria

28 Feb 2018

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New £4.7million Zika vaccine project

06 Feb 2018

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How Political Cultures Produce Different Antibiotic Policies in Agriculture

10 Jan 2018

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Pets, Purity and Pollution: Understanding the Sociology of Hantaviruses

14 Dec 2017

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HPRU EZI 2017 Annual Conference Awards

20 Oct 2017

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NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Annual Conference 2017

02 Aug 2017

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Climate change risk to Europe’s most dangerous pathogens revealed

03 Jul 2017

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Who are the NIHR?

17 May 2017

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Ebola survivors have a ‘unique’ retinal scar

26 Apr 2017

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Tick Hunting at Edinburgh International Science Festival

18 Apr 2017

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Four reasons why we shouldn’t forget about Zika

14 Mar 2017

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Ness Botanic Gardens Family Science Fair 2017

10 Mar 2017

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NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections 'Infectious Science' Event

03 Mar 2017

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Third 'Infectious Science' Event

07 Feb 2017

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Challenges posed by the Zika Virus infection

31 Jan 2017

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NIHR HPRU PhD Academy Inaugural Event

19 Jan 2017

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Blood test can predict life or death outcome for patients with Ebola virus disease

20 Dec 2016

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El Niño fueled Zika outbreak, new HPRU EZI study suggests

19 Dec 2016

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HPRU Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Working Group

16 Dec 2016

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NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections 'Infectious Science' Event

13 Dec 2016

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HPRU EZI Annual Conference Awards

12 Dec 2016

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Second 'Infectious Science' Event

07 Nov 2016

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Workshop on Molecular and immunological approaches to high consequence infections

25 Oct 2016

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Tick Awareness Leaflet

03 Oct 2016

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NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Annual Conference 2016

29 Sep 2016

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Public Involvement Panel - Training Day

26 Sep 2016

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Zika MOOC: In the footsteps of Zika...approaching the unknown

25 Sep 2016

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Vector-Borne Diseases in the UK - Third Meeting

17 Aug 2016

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Strategic Research Funding Calls 2016/2017

12 Aug 2016

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NWZG Conference 2016

07 Jun 2016

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NWZG Annual Conference 2016

28 Mar 2016

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NIHR HPRU in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Public Engagement Activities during British Science Week

23 Mar 2016

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Major funding for Zika health protection research

23 Mar 2016

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Meet The Scientists Events at World Museum Liverpool

14 Mar 2016

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Ness Botanic Gardens Family Science Fair

09 Mar 2016

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NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections 'Infectious Science' Event

07 Mar 2016

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Funding boost for Zika virus research

26 Feb 2016

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Zika virus: Approaching the unknown

24 Feb 2016

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'Infectious Science' Event

19 Feb 2016

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New NIHR HPRU EZI vacancy - Zika Clinical Research Fellowship

19 Feb 2016

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Ebola's legacy - House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Report

19 Feb 2016

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Wellcome Trust Blog: 'What we need to find out about Zika and pregnancy'

14 Dec 2015

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NIHR HPRU in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections PhD Studentship

26 Nov 2015

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NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Annual Conference

24 Nov 2015

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New HPRU EZI vacancy - Veterinary Research Fellowship in Emerging & Zoonotic Infections Grade 6/7

13 Oct 2015

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New HPRU EZI vacancy: Clinical Fellow - Risks, burden and socio-biology of hepatitis E infection

07 Oct 2015

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NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections Lunchtime Seminar

07 Oct 2015

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HPRU EZI Researchers at 'Meet the Scientists' Event

30 Sep 2015

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Paper published in The Lancet on field validation of Ebola diagnostic test

29 Sep 2015

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STRATEGIC RESEARCH FUNDING CALLS 2015/2016

18 Sep 2015

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Clinical Research Fellowship in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections

09 Jul 2015

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NWZG/NCZR Annual Zoonoses Conference on Food Safety

03 Jul 2015

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Professor Tom Solomon appointed NIHR Senior Investigator

29 Jun 2015

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"Tips and tricks to stay safe from ticks" blog

19 Jun 2015

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IGH / NIHR HPRU EZI FLIGHT Meeting

18 Mar 2015

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VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES IN THE UK: BIENNIAL CONFERENCE 2014 MEETING REPORT

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Coronavirus Updates with Professor Peter Horby

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Dr Tom Fletcher talks about COVID-19 drug trial and R number