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.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and The Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity (MBI) have joined hands to combat the threat of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases by increasing capacity in outbreak investigation and disease surveillance.
With support of our Conference Partners, the University of Sydney are hosting the first international conference on global health security in Sydney, 18-20 June 2019 - registrations are now open
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.