Past Events

UPCOMING | External Events

The 3rd International Caparica Conference in Antibiotic Resistance 2019 June 10-13  | Caparica, Portugal The primary objective of this meeting is to bring together researchers involved in antibiotic resistance prevention and control. The meeting will take an integrated approach to research and it will bring about researchers specializing in different subjects related to antibiotic resistance. […]

SEMINAR SERIES | 02 April – Ben Swift

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below, abstract to follow.

SEMINAR SERIES | 19 March – Professor Quique Bassat

Details about our next lunchtime seminar are below: “Minimally invasive autopsy: An innovative post-mortem approach for under 5 mortality surveillance“

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.  ”Implementing the UK AMR Strategy: an overview of the evaluation and implications for future policy”

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 […]

PhD Seminar: Measuring and understanding quality of care, overprovision and antibiotic use in private health facilities in Tanzania

***PhD UPGRADE*** Challenges and opportunities in the private sector: measuring and understanding quality of care, overprovision and antibiotic use in private health facilities in Tanzania Speaker: Jessica King Supervisors: Timothy Powell-Jackson, Stijn Vansteelandt Date: Tuesday 15th January Time: 12.45pm Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place   ***ALL WELCOME***

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 […]