Past Events

Seminar | Drug-resistant bacterial infections in Southeast Asia: problems and possible solutions

Co-hosted between the AMR Centre and CMMID     Details Speaker: Ben Cooper, Mahidol Oxford Research Unit Date: 23 January 2018 Time: 12:45 – 14:00 Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place Watch live or later Use this link to watch the seminar live, or watch afterwards. Ben Cooper Ben has been working as part of the mathematical and economic […]

Seminar | AMR-Scapes: Science Communication and Public Engagement

Summary Professor Andrea Whittaker will be speaking about the public engagement research project AMR-Scapes. AMR-Scapes is  funded by an Australian Research Council Discovery Project grant to research public engagements with advice regarding the rational and reduced use of antibiotics. Some of the themes that AMR-Scapes tackles include examining AMR news and health media messages, including scientific assumptions, […]

RST Group Seminar | Experiences of computer simulation modelling in outbreak prediction, response and research

Background Funded by the UK Government, the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST) is jointly run by Public Health England and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, with Oxford University and King’s College London as academic partners. The UK-PHRST consists of public health experts, scientists, academics and clinicians ready to respond to […]

CMMID Seminar | Modelling the impact of new diagnostic tests on drug resistant gonorrhoea epidemiology

Summary Katy Turner will present results from a novel individual based network simulation model of gonorrhoea transmission in men who have sex with men. The model incorporates multiple strains, including drug resistant strains and flexible options to determine management of individual patients, based on individual diagnosis (e.g. new point of care tests), extended use existing […]

Seminar | Resistant Microbes and Precarious Lives: Aquaculture health practices and their social and material determinants.

Summary This seminar presents field evidence and experience in Bangladesh that examines the country’s export-led aquaculture practices and associated therapeutic applications. In the southwest of Bangladesh farmers earn a precarious living farming shrimp and prawn in aquatic environments harbouring novel pathogens, and in a state of near permanent disease. Over the past four decades development […]

Metrics and Methods for Assessing Antibiotic Use – Roundtable

In late November 2017, the AMR Centre hosted 38 researchers, health and policy professionals in London for a roundtable to discuss how best antibiotic use can be measured in a way that informs strategies to address antibiotic resistance both nationally and internationally. This is a major challenge across different settings given the variety of antibiotics […]

The Wellcome Trust Special Talks

The Vaccine and AMR Centres present The Wellcome Trust Special Talks Chair: John Edmunds, Dean of Faculty LSHTM   Summary:  12.30   Wellcome’s Strategic Priority for Vaccines, Charlie Weller, Head of Vaccines Programme Wellcome Trust   Charlie Weller has been head of the vaccines priority platform and head of epidemics since the start of 2017. She led the development of the […]

Film and panel discussion | The Third Man: How are we entwined with anti-microbials today?

Credit: Courtesy of STUDIOCANAL Films Ltd   Doors open at 5 pm  Set in postwar Vienna, Austria, The Third Man stars Joseph Cotten as Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, who arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime (Orson Welles), only to find him dead! This award-winning 1949 British film noir, directed by Carol […]

PMDB Seminar | How to make “resistance-proof” antibiotics?

Details Speaker: Dr Luiz Pedro Carvalho Mycobacterial Metabolism and Antibiotic Research Laboratory The Francis Crick Institute Chair: Dr Teresa Cortes Date: 16 November 2017 Time: 12.45pm Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre

Inaugural Lecture | Evolution of Travel Medicine: From Art to Science

Details Speaker: by Professor Ron Behrens BSc MB ChB MD FRCP, Professor of Travel Medicine Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017 Time: 17:15 – 19:30 Lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in the South Courtyard Cafe. The lecture will be streamed live.