Past Events

Seminar | Resistance – A story of antibiotics, bacteria, and public health in Britain (1935-1998)

In the AMR Centre Seminar Series.  Date: Thursday 23 February 2017 Time: 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm   Venue: LG6, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK Type of event: Seminar Speaker(s): Claas Kirchhelle, University of Oxford Rising bacterial resistance against antibiotics is one of the most pressing health issues of the 21st century. Decision makers at the international, transnational, and national levels […]

Microbiome Goes Mainstream: Implications for health research worldwide

Research into the microbiome has accelerated and has shifted from the margins of science to the mainstream. What are the implications for health research worldwide? The Antimicrobial Resistance Centre at the LSHTM held a one-day symposium on the microbiome on February 17 2017. Bringing together researchers from across different areas and disciplines in health research, […]

AMR Centre Launch Event

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a major threat to life as we know it. Our health care practices, systems and economies have come to rely on antimicrobial medicines. These substances have provided protection against the worst effects of infectious disease, such as sepsis, and have allowed for the development of modern medical technologies, such as hip […]

WHO | World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2016

The AMR Centre will be joining this world-wide campaign promoted by the World Health Organization. For more information: http://www.who.int/campaigns/world-antibiotic-awareness-week/en/

Engaging Antimicrobial Resistance in Africa: Towards interdisciplinary approaches amongst the social sciences, humanities, and natural and medical sciences. 

Tuesday, 8 November, 2016, 9.30 – 17.00, Blåsenhus, Room 12:004, Uppsala University Watch this event live from Uppsala on 8th November, including a talk from LSHTM’s Clare Chandler who will present on ‘Beyond Behaviour: Engaging social sciences in addressing AMR’. The morning session will be broadcast live at: https://connect.sunet.se/uu_engaging_amr/ This symposium and workshop is intended to elicit multiple disciplinary […]

St. George’s Jenner Symposium – University of London Institute for Infection and Immunity

Looking to strengthen and facilitate links between St George’s and LSHTM…..  we at St George’s University of London Institute for Infection and Immunity would like to extend an invitation to staff at LSHTM to attend our flagship symposium – the Jenner Symposium. Date: Wednesday 2nd November 2016 from 12.30– 6 pm. Registration and lunch/refreshments/reception free of charge. Each year […]

Why One Health & Veterinary Epidemiology are so important for our future

Hosted by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Royal Veterinary College Date: Monday 3 October 2016 Time: 6:30 pm Venue: Royal Veterinary College, Camden Campus, 4 Royal College Street, London, NW1 0TU Type of event: Discussion Speaker(s): Professor Peter Piot and Professor Stuart Reid There will be a debate and discussion with an open question time followed by […]

Constructing AMR Workshop

    AMR Centre Director, Clare Chandler,  organised a ‘Constructing AMR’ workshop that took place on the 3rd August 2016. The workshop  brought together leading social scientists  to explore from different disciplinary perspectives how AMR is constructed, and what this means for how policy, science and practice are being made and remade. Topics included: the […]

Emerging antibiotic resistance: How can resource-limited settings turn the tide?

 Update: Lecture video now available Speaker: Dr Lisa Bebell When: 8th September 12.45-14.00 Where: Bennett Room Keppel Street Entry: Free and open to all   Abstract Antibiotic resistance is a global crisis driven by appropriate and inappropriate antibiotic use. Resistance continues to spread in low-resource settings due to unreliable surveillance data, unfettered antibiotic access, minimal […]