BioBaddies winners in their T-Shirts

Antibiotic Research UK announces winners of ‘Bio-Baddie’ competition

Emma Pickup Press Release

Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK), the world’s first publicly funded charity focused solely on tackling the global threat of drug-resistant infections, is delighted to announce the winners of the 2021 Bio-Baddie art competition. The competition encouraged participants of any age to draw what they think an antibiotic resistant bacteria might look like as part of British Science Week 2021. We would …

Antibiotic Research UK launches £200,000 small research grants programme to tackle antibiotic resistance

Emma Pickup Press Release

Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK), the world’s first charity tackling bacterial antibiotic resistance, launches its 2021 Small Research Grants / Career Development Awards scheme. This is the charity’s largest grants programme to date. The charity will be awarding one grant of up to £50,000 and six grants of up to £25,000 each. Monies applied for can be spread over one, two …

Antibiotic Research UK calls for clear guidance to ensure people on antibiotics do not miss out on the COVID-19 vaccine

Emma Pickup Press Release

Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK), the UK’s only charity focused on tackling bacterial antibiotic resistance, is urging the UK Government to publish clear national guidelines about whether people on antibiotics should have the COVID-19 vaccination. The charity’s vital work providing support to people who have antibiotic-resistant infections has made it clear that better patient advice about vaccination is urgently needed. Professor Colin …

Antibiotic Research UK welcomes new INEOS Oxford Institute to combat antimicrobial resistance as an important step forward

Emma Pickup Press Release

The University of Oxford today announced that it is creating a new AMR research institute to tackle the problem of antibiotic resistance thanks to a £100 million donation from the INEOS petrochemical company. Professor Colin Garner, Antibiotic Research UK’s Chief Executive, welcomed the news saying, ‘The creation of the new institute is a ringing endorsement of the urgent need to do more research …

Antibiotic Research UK announces the appointment of Mr. Simon Dukes as Chair Designate of the Board of Trustees

Emma Pickup Press Release

Antibiotic Research UK is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Simon Dukes as Chair Designate of its Board of Trustees. Simon is currently in the news in his role as CEO of the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC). He is in negotiations with Government on the role of community pharmacies in rolling out the COVID-19 vaccination programme. He leads …