The Medical Research Foundation has invested £4m to create the UK’s First National PhD Training Programme in Antimicrobial Resistance research in response to the urgent action needed to halt antimicrobial resistance and to accelerate new treatments for bacterial infection. 

Click here to read more about this new national training programme. It's strategic objectives are to develop a strong and active network of new researchers for the UK with multidisciplinary skills who will be able to develop, undertake and, potentially, lead AMR research which crosses the traditional boundaries between research disciplines and sectors.

The University of Dundee, who are leading the ARCH study, have been awarded one of the initial 18 PhD studentships Ahmed Raza and, from Cohort 2, Laura Ciaccio - welcome on board both.

The Programme also funds training and cohort-building activities for a wider cohort of PhD students studying AMR across the UK.