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(2022-06)Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global strategic priority and sits within the UK Government’s National Risk Register. By 2050, AMR is predicted to cause 10 million deaths, more than cancer. In 2019 alone, there were ...
Between State and Market – What Role for Strategic Chinese Financing Vehicles in Developing New Antimicrobials? (2022-06)COVID-19 has refocused global attention on infectious diseases, and the role of the state in research and development (R&D) to solve societal problems – such as the under-supply of new antimicrobials. These have characteristics ...
(2022-05)Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an increasingly important global health threat, but the pipeline of new antimicrobials under development is inadequate. Developing new antimicrobials is risky, with little financial reward, ...
(Institute of Development Studies, 2022-08-04)As every aspect of life – from job seeking to health care – moves online, digital connectivity is a daily necessity, not a luxury. Against the backdrop of the UK’s worst cost of living crisis in 40 years, discussions about ...
(APRA, Future Agricultures Consortium, 2022-07-01)This case study explores how APRA evidence is informing an emerging debate on medium-scale farmers (MSFs) through stronger empirical evidence of the broad variation across different contexts. This research has generated ...