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17:00 - 19:00 18 May 2015

Resistance

Location

UCL Bloomsbury Theatre (link Map)
15 Gordon Street | London | WC1H 0AH | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Resistance - The film, followed by a debate on Antimicrobial Resistance. Described by the World Health Organisation as one of the three greatest threats to mankind.

The evening will begin with a screening of the film “Resistance” which looks at the devastating impact of antibiotic resistance and asks “Do we need to save antibiotics to save ourselves”.

A debate will follow with a panel, Chair; Dr Jennifer Rohn, Members; Prof Laura Piddock, Prof Neil Woodford, Dr Tony Berendt, Prof Nigel Klein, inviting questions from the audience to discuss the topic: Are new antibiotics the only way to solve this crisis and what can we do to maintain those that we currently have?

This event is jointly hosted by UCL, the British Science Association and Antibiotic Action on behalf of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, The Longitude Prize, The Society for General Microbiology, The Society for Applied Microbiology and The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance.


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UCL Bloomsbury Theatre
+44 (0)20 3108 1000 | boxoffice@thebloomsbury.com


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