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Programme

Below is the proposed programme of talks and activities over the four weeks. Delegates will have the opportunity to interact with speakers during scheduled contact hours in provider-facilitated question and answer sessions following talks.

* This programme may be subject to minor amendments.

Date and time

Activities

Week of 1st Nov

READING WEEK

Participants will be invited to independently complete some readings and a small task ahead of the first delivery date on 8th November

Tuesday 8th Nov

LECTURES AND INTERACTIVE SESSIONS:

ONE HEALTH ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE OVERVIEW

1:00-2:00 

Welcome and Introduction to course- Dr Anne Leonard, Lecturer, University of Exeter and Dr Aimee Murray, Lecturer, University of Exeter (course leaders)

The ‘Big Picture’: An introduction to Antimicrobial Resistance - Professor William Gaze, Professor of Microbiology, University of Exeter

2:00-2:20  Break
2:20-3:20 Antifungal resistance - Dr Dhara Malavia, Postdoctoral Research Associate University of Exeter
3:20-3:50  Environment Agency report on antifungal resistance - Emily Stevenson, researcher at the University of Exeter
3:50-4:00 Break
4:00-5:00  Interactive activity, wrap up and feedback
   
Tuesday 15th Nov

LECTURES AND INTERACTIVE SESSIONS:

ENVIRONMENT AND ANIMALS

1:00-1:10  Welcome and recap of previous week, short interactive quiz - Dr Anne Leonard, Lecturer, University of Exeter and Dr Aimee Murray, Lecturer, University of Exeter (course leaders)  
1:10-2:10  Environmental selection in context, including regulatory setting, the environmental bill, Dr Aimee Murray, Lecturer, University of Exeter
2:10-3:10 

Antimicrobial Resistance and plastics in the environment - Emily Stevenson, researcher at the University of Exeter

Non-antibiotic drugs and co-selection in the environment - April Hayes – researcher at the University of Exeter

Plant protection products and selection/co-selection - Laura Murray, researcher at the University of Exeter

3:10-3:40  Interactive activity  
3:40-4:00 Break  
4:00-4:55 

Introduction to veterinary use of antibiotics - Dr Aimee Murray

Systematic review on antibiotic use in beef feedlots - Dr Anne Leonard

Catchment-based approaches to understanding spread of antimicrobial resistance in aquatic environments - Dr Anne Leonard

4:55-5:00 Preparation for next week, wrap up, feedback
   
Tuesday 22nd Nov

LECTURES AND INTERACTIVE SESSIONS:

AMR AND HUMAN / PLANETARY HEALTH, STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

1:00-1:10  Welcome and recap of previous week, short quiz (interactive) - Dr Anne Leonard, Lecturer, University of Exeter and Dr Aimee Murray, Lecturer, University of Exeter (course leaders)
1:10-1:50  Epidemiology of environmental antimicrobial resistance - Dr Anne Leonard, Lecturer, University of Exeter
1:50-2:50 

Climate Change and Antimicrobial Resistance - Cara Patel, researcher at the University of Exeter

AMR Surveillance in the environment - Jonathan Warren, Environment Agency

2:50-3:10  Break 
3:10-3:50  Global and planetary health, with focus on antimicrobial resistance - Dr Michiel Vos, Senior Lecturer, University of Exeter
3:50-4:10  Interactive activity
4:10-4:20 Break
4:20-4:55  Knowledge Exchange and Stakeholder Engagement - Professor William Gaze, Professor of Microbiology, University of Exeter
4:55-5:00 Preparation for next week, wrap up and feedback
   
Tuesday 29th Nov

LECTURES AND INTERACTIVE SESSIONS:

INCLUDES EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION

1:00-1:10

Welcome and recap of previous week, short quiz (interactive)

Dr Anne Leonard, Lecturer, University of Exeter and Dr Aimee Murray, Lecturer, University of Exeter (course leaders)

1:10-2:00  Antimicrobial policy - Dr Emma Pitchforth, Senior Lecturer & Senior Research Fellow in Primary Care, University of Exeter
2:00-2:30  Break
2:30-4:30 

Expert Panel Discussion

Professor Jason Snape (industry), Dr Emma Pitchforth (policy) and Jonathan Warren (government), facilitated by Dr Anne Leonard and Dr Aimee Murray

4:30-4:40 Break
4:40-5:00  Group discussion and final thoughts – Led by Dr Anne Leonard and Dr Aimee Murray