The Medical Research Foundation has, to date, invested £2.85m 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.

There were 150 additional places made available on this progamme (deadline for applications was 30 April 2018). These places were open to all PhD students registered at any UK university/institution who are researching AMR or AMR-related PhD projects funded by any source, including overseas and self-funded students.