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Happy Chinese New Year! Fill your diary with exciting Antibiotic Research UK events

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As we enter our sixth year no matter where you are in the UK, I am sure you will be interested in some of the exciting events that we are involved with in 2020. These exciting events will help us to fight the scourge of superbugs and raise more awareness of the dangers of antibiotic resistance.

Below are some of the antibiotic research events we are involved in. We’ll keep this page update with new events as they’re organised, so check back regularly.

Wednesday 12 February 2020

2020 Bioinfect Conference, Alderley Park, Manchester organised by Bionow. Arlene Brailey, our Patient Support Officer will be giving a patient perspective in a panel session. Professor David Roper (Warwick) and Dr Tina Joshi (Plymouth), both members of the charity’s Science Committee, will also be in attendance. For tickets contact

Wednesday 12 February 2020

Two members of our Science Committee Professor David Roper and Dr Tina Joshi as well as Arlene Brailey, the charity Patient Support Officer will be talking and sitting on panel discussions at the 2020 BioInfect Conference. The conference this year takes place at Alderly Park near Manchester. For more details and to register click HERE

Thursday 20 February 2020

Arlene Brailey, our Patient Support Officer, will give a presentation at the Westminster Health Forum meeting chaired by our Parliamentary advocate Kevin Hollinrake MP. For more details see

Monday 24 February 2020

Presentation at NESTA UTI symposium by Arlene Brailey chaired by Dr Oliver van Hecke, a Small Research Grant awardee. For more information see

Tuesday 25 February 2020

Professor Colin Garner will speak at a sustainability conference taking place at the Institute of Directors. Tickets by invitation only. Colin’s talk will focus on the role that resistance plays in corporate sustainability and the impact this has on society. Tickets and more information from

Runners raising money for Antibiotic Research UK

Sunday 29 March 2020

Once again we have running places in the London Landmarks Half Marathon. Why not see the sights of London whilst running through its centre? Interested in applying? Then go to and register to run.

Friday 24 April 2020

Enjoy a gala evening and cabaret organised by the York Volunteer group. Held at the National Railway Museum, York, the event commences at 7.30pm and includes a meal and cabaret. Why not take the chance of viewing this amazing museum with your own private viewing? Tickets are £100 per person. If you can put together a table of 10, then a 10% discount applies. For more information and to purchase tickets go to

Sunday 16 August 2020

Once again we have places in the Prudential Ride London. Join one of the bigest cycling events in the world. Have fun and raise money for us. For more information and apply for tickets go to

Thursday 22 October 2020

After our most successful Annual Lecture in 2019, we are delighted that Professor Alison Holmes has agreed to be this years annual lecturer. The event will once again take place at the Royal College of Pathologists, London  Tickets will be available through Eventbrite later during the year.

If you are organising an amazing antibiotic research events to raise money to battle superbugs, please let us know and we’ll help advertise your event. Some ways of raising money for us can be found HERE