Understanding antibiotic prescribing in out-of-hours primary care
Dr R Barnes
Applications accepted all year round
The overuse and misuse of antibiotics in primary care is an increasing national and global concern due to the increasing risk of antimicrobial resistance (when bacteria becomes resistant to treatments leading to increased risks of illness lasting longer, increased symptom severity and even death).
Global diversity and ecosystem functions of a newly discovered plant-microbe symbiosis
CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Prof G Bending
21 January 2019
Project Highlights. We have discovered a previously unknown plant-microbial symbiosis with global distribution. You will unravel the diversity of the fungal symbionts involved, the factors which control their distribution, and determine its potential contribution to ecosystem processes through genome analysis.