SHIP PhD Students attend Medical Research Foundation AMR Training Conference

As of the year 2018, the Medical Research Foundation (MRF) invested £4M to establish a yearly PhD training programme aiming to train early career researchers in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR). In doing so, MRF aimed to foster new, robust and active networks between researchers from a variety of research backgrounds in the UK in order…

GCU paper hailed a top 20 page-turner

A research paper analysing public awareness of antimicrobial resistance has been named as one of the top 20 most downloaded papers in the prestigious British Journal of Health Psychology. The research, led by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) senior lecturer in psychology Dr Jo McParland, is entitled ‘What are the ‘active ingredients’ of interventions targeting the…

SHIP raise awareness of antimicrobial resistance -World Antibiotic Awareness Week

This is World Antibiotic Awareness Week and to celebrate the Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention (SHIP) researchers at GCU thought we’d tell you a little bit about what we’ve been doing to get involved. World Antibiotic Awareness Week is organised by the World Health Organization and has been running since November 2015. The campaign aims…

Headline news -the right way to wash your hands

If Content is King then Context is Queen In April 2016 a study completed by SHIP (Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention) researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) made the headlines as it produced the first evidence, in a randomised controlled trial (RCT), that the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 6-step hand hygiene guidance is more effective…

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