The One Health European Joint Programme (One Health EJP)

What is the One Health EJP? 

The One Health EJP is a landmark EU partnership between 37 partners, including acclaimed food, veterinary and medical laboratories, and institutes across Europe and the Med-Vet-Net association.

Full details can be found on the One Health EJP website.

How is the University of Surrey Vet School involved?

The University of Surrey is responsible for the education and training activities and the Communications for the One Health EJP. There are also currently two post-doctoral research fellows and a placement student working at the Vet School on One Health joint research projects MoMIR and ARDIG.

The education and training activities are led by Professor Roberto La Ragione, Dr Dan Horton and Dr Piyali Basu (Education and Training Project Manager). These activities include:

  • A doctoral programme which will fund a total of 17 PhD projects.
  • Annual funding for short term missions, these are small travel grants to fund collaborative research projects.
  • Annual One Health EJP summer school, this year’s summer school will be hosted at the University of Surrey.
  • An annual continuing professional development module for early career researchers.
  • An annual workshop held on conjunction with the One Health EJP Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • A communication and media workshop.

For more information about each of these events, please visit the One Health EJP website or contact Dr Piyali Basu, the Education and Training Project Manager.

How can you be involved in the One Health EJP?

There are a number of ways you can be involved in the One Health EJP. As the University of Surrey is a member of the One Health EJP consortium, you may be eligible to apply for the annual short term missions, take part in any of the above events or even be involved in the organisation and hosting of these events. All eligibility criteria is specified on the One Health EJP website or feel free to contact Dr Piyali Basu, the Education and Training Project Manager.

Do you have an exciting bit of One Health news? Or are you organising a One Health event? Then contact the One Health EJP Communications Officer Dr Jade Passey who may be able to help you promote this.

Close up on the hands of a medical technician working on bacterial culture and drug resistance of pathogens in laboratory.

Surrey awarded €1.4 million

The University of Surrey has been awarded €1.4 million to undertake cutting edge research into infectious disease and antimicrobial resistance.