“So what do you do?”
“Have you heard of Respiratory Syncytial Virus?”
“What about Influenza”
“Oh yeah of course”
“Well its kind of like that…”
(The beginning of every conversation about my research)
So far, my posts have been focused on various aspects of PhD life. However I realised that I haven’t written anything about what my PhD is focused on. The big research question that I’ve devoted a few years of my life to. Well hopefully in this post, I’ll be able to explain what I’m working on and in particular, why my work is important.