30 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module will address the challenges and interdisciplinary approaches in combating antimicrobial resistance. The module will cover local, national and global policy, epidemiology and surveillance strategies centred around antimicrobial resistance. The concept of 'One Health' and the importance of other contributory factors of antimicrobial resistance such as environmental and agricultural, will be introduced and discussed. The module will also cover the development of new therapies from biological and chemical research as well as an industrial perspective. A series of lectures will also be given on the most recent and cutting-edge developments in alternative antimicrobial strategies from across the university.

Restrictions on availability: EMPTY

Staff Contact: TURNER CLAIRE E
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Problem solving, Independent Study, Workshops
Assessment: Course work, Classroom testing, Presentation, Project/ portfolio

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK