Biopollution: Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, London

This one-day symposium organised by the Environmental Chemistry Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry explores the chemistry and biochemistry of antimicrobial resistance in the environment, the policy relating to it and its effects on human health.

The 2018 ECG Distinguished Guest Lecture will be provided by Professor Joakim Larsson, University of Gothenburg.


​12.00 Lunch and Coffee

13.00 Symposium begins, opening by Chair of the ECG Zoe Fleming

Presentations from:

Dr Andrew Singer, Natural Environment Research Council, Centre for Ecology&Hydrology

Professor Celia Manaia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa

14.30 Short break

14.45 Symposium resumes, chaired by the DGL organiser Rowena Fletcher-Wood

Presentations from:

Mr Lee Slater, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Distinguished Guest Lecture: Professor Joakim Larsson, University of Gothenburg

General Discussion

16.30 AGM

​17:00 Close


Early-bird: £50/£35/£22.50 (standard/ECG member/student) available until 28th February 2018
Standard: £65/£50/£22.50 (standard/ECG member/student) available until 19th March 2018

There are a limited number of free places available for unemployed and retired members. To apply, email Dr Rowena Fletcher-Wood. All registrations are non-refundable, but delegate passes may be exchanged.

More event information and details on the speakers can be found here.

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