10.06.19

Summer Soilstice Kickoff

Hot on the heels of a citizen science project that had hundreds of people placing air samplers on their window sills, Jenny Shelton, a PhD student with the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) and...

12.11.18

Taking action against the global threat of antimicrobial resistance

The World Health Organization coordinates World Antibiotic Awareness Week each November. Dr Andrew Singer explains why the environmental dimension of AMR is a major concern...The threat of...

02.03.18

Why Defra, the Environment Agency and the Water Industry should take notice of the CMO Report

Senior Scientist Dr Andrew Singer, who contributed to today’s Annual Report from the Chief Medical Officer for England, gives his reaction to the report's recommendations.Today Dame Sally Davies, the...

17.01.18

Chemicals in our wastewater...and our rivers - closing the water cycle loop

Dr Andrew Singer is leading CEH's research into antimicrobial resistance in the environment. Antimicrobials represent a small fraction of the chemicals that are continuously released into the...

13.11.17

AMR - investigating the knowledge gaps

The problem of antimicrobials in the environment has gained much prominence recently and it's a topic that the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology has been researching for many years. In 2009, an H1N1...

14.11.16

Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment

The World Health Organization is holding World Antibiotics Awareness Week this week (14-20 November 2016) to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practice among a...

29.09.14

Flu study offers unique insight into our drug habits during a pandemic

New research led by CEH’s Dr Andrew Singer provides the first evidence of how the use of antibiotic and antiviral drugs became elevated during the 2009-2010 influenza pandemic in the UK. The study...