The impact of antibiotic waste and its role in fuelling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – a serious global public health challenge – will be studied by University of the West of Scotland (UWS) as part of a major new £800,000 research project.
Progress towards improving knowledge and understanding of Scotland’s third-biggest killer disease – which is 62 percent more prevalent in East Ayrshire - has been highlighted at a conference hosted by University of the West of Scotland.
Whether it is researching vaccines, helping to understand more about how the virus works, designing and developing equipment, or utilizing new technologies, the response across the city region has been truly inspiring.
Desmond Gibson is currently a professor at the University of the West of Scotland's Institute of Thin Films, Sensors and Imaging and at the School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Science. He has thirty year's experience in thin film and sensor research, production and development.
The current COVID-19 crisis – and other healthcare challenges – could be tackled more effectively thanks to an innovative education programme developed by experts including University of the West of Scotland (UWS) academics.
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