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Scientists and Surfers team up to assess antibiotic resistance

The Centre's microbiologists have teamed up with Surfers Against Sewage to shed light on how surfers might be affected by antibiotic resistant bacteria.

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Antibiotic resistance in farm animals

This project is investigating the conditions under which antibiotic resistance genes are advantageous to bacteria, with a focus on farm animals.

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Assessing exposure to antibiotic resistance

Identifying environmental reservoirs of novel antibiotic resistant genes This project is seeking to reveal how humans are exposed to environmental reservoirs of antibiotic resistant organisms. Previous work by Dr William…

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Do antibiotics in the environment lead to resistance in situ?

This 4-year PhD project is aiming to provide robust evidence for a causative relationship between environmental antibiotic concentrations selecting for resistance in situ.

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Assessing bacterial pathogens in the coastal zone

This ERDF-funded PhD project aims to investigate human exposure to, and infection by, antibiotic resistant pathogenic bacteria in natural aquatic environments.

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Antibiotic resistance risk for coastal water users

Recreational users of coastal waters such as swimmers and surfers are at risk of exposure to antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to new research published in Environment International.