Seminars

SEMINAR SERIES | 07 May – Anna Roca

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below, abstract to follow. ‘TBC’ Speaker: Anna Roca, MRC Gambia Venue: LG08, Keppel Street Date & time: Tuesday 07 May, 12:45pm – 14:00pm If you wish to join remotely, a Panopto link will be circulated nearer the time.

SEMINAR SERIES | 02 April – Ben Swift

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below, abstract to follow. ‘TBC’ Speaker: Ben Swift Venue: LG08, Keppel Street Date & time: Tuesday 03 April, 12:45pm – 14:00pm If you wish to join remotely, a Panopto link will be circulated nearer the time.

SEMINAR SERIES | 06 March – Elizabeth Eastmure

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below, abstract to follow. Please note this is on a WEDNESDAY, rather than the usual Tuesday due to graduation.  ‘PIRU Evaluation of the UK AMR Strategy’ Speaker: Elizabeth Eastmure Venue: LG24, Keppel Street Date & time: Wednesday 06 March, 12:45pm If you wish to join remotely, a Panopto […]

SYMPOSIUM | Mass Drug Administration and Antimicrobial Resistance, Feb 2019

We are pleased to announce that the LSHTM AMR Centre, together with the MARCH and Malaria Centres, will hold a symposium on mass drug administration (MDA) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) at LSHTM on Wednesday 20 February 2019. MDA with antimicrobials is an intervention proposed to reduce morbidity and mortality of entire populations. While theory and some evidence […]

SEMINAR SERIES | “Estimating the burden of antibiotic-resistant infections & evaluating related interventions”

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below, abstract to follow. “Estimating the burden of antibiotic-resistant infections & evaluating related interventions” Speaker: Nichola Naylor Venue: LG80, Keppel Street Date & time: 05 Feburary, 12:45pm As ever, if you wish to join remotely, a Panopto link will be circulated nearer the time.

SEMINAR | Global Health Lab: Does antimicrobial resistance spell the end for modern medicine?

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an increasingly serious threat to global public health that requires action across all government sectors and society. Although it is a natural process, as pathogens evolve in response to their environment, resistance has been accelerated by the overuse and misuse of antibiotics in people and animals. Without effective antibiotics, the success […]

Mycoplasma genitalium – the ‘silent’ emerging super-bug

  Date: Tuesday 11th December Venue: LG8, Keppel Street Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Mycoplasma genitalium is a sexually transmitted pathogen that is associated with cervicitis, pelvic inflammatory disease and urethritis. Of concern, there are reports of a rapid rise in antimicrobial resistance to macrolides (used as first-line therapy) and quinolones (second-line therapy). There is lack of consensus regarding its […]

Demonstrating the role of the contaminated environment in transmission of healthcare-associated pathogens: New methods for terminal disinfection

David Weber M.D. is a Professor of Medicine and Paediatrics in the UNC School of Medicine. He will be joining us for a lunchtime seminar on 6 November to briefly describe study designs in hospital epidemiology and discuss outbreak evaluation in hospital settings and the role of contaminated environment in hospitals with a focus on […]

PhD Upgrade | Antibiotic Use in the Care of Pet Dogs: A Mixed-Methods Anthropologically Informed Study

PhD Upgrade: Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a recognised global threat to human and animal health. To date, most efforts to tackle it have focussed on antimicrobial use in humans and livestock. Analysis of prescribing data has revealed that antimicrobials are frequently used in companion animal care. As we share our lives, homes and antimicrobials with […]

Fresh perspectives: Social Research on Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR)

Summary This event will bring together researchers who are attending to ‘the social’ in AMR, including anthropologists, sociologists, historians, geographers, artists, philosophers and other related scholars. While many are engaged in productive interdisciplinary work within their every day research, this symposium presents an opportunity for concentration on disciplinary work within the social sciences and humanities. […]