AMR is a critical global health concern. Despite growing awareness of the need to implement effective stewardship programs to optimise the use of current antimicrobial options – and to develop new classes of antibiotics – AMR continues to escalate. AMR Social Science at the Marie Bashir Institute (MBI) is dedicated to understanding how different social, political and economic contexts shape local antimicrobial practices and the perpetuation of resistance across context and cultures. This involves two primary objectives:
We aim to transform social science understandings into real-world solutions to antimicrobial mis-use, forming a crucial pillar in the national and global response to resistance. Partnering with a wide range of organisations, we represent a unique collaboration of social science and STEM scholars, providing actionable solutions to government and industry.
2 March 2020
Room 203, RD Watt Building, The University of Sydney
Please join the Dean, Professor Annamarie Jagose at 4.45pm for the offical FASS launch followed by drinks.
This methodology has enjoyed increasing popularity among researchers internationally and has been inspired by developments across a range of disciplines: ethnography, visual and applied anthropology, medical sociology, health services research, medical and nursing education, adult education, community development, and qualitative research ethics.
Co-hosted by Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health (CIDM-PH), Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity (MBI) and Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbioloby Laboratory Services - NSW Health Pathology (CIDMLS), this symposium is aimed at researchers, clinicians and students looking to learn more about the innovations and challenges in infection control.