Discovering Science: Global Challenges

Paul Taylor, University of Leeds

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Find out how the Penicillin class of antibiotics has been a major breakthrough in the treatment of patients. However, with bacteria developing efficient ways of resisting antibiotic treatment, discover how scientists are treating patients with infections resulting from resistant bacteria.

The world’s population is approaching eight billion people, putting increasing strain on our ability to feed everybody. Explore the strategies currently being developed, and the role that chemistry plays in finding solutions to food security.

The course is suitable for anyone with a general interest in chemistry; no previous knowledge or experience is required.

If you are working in the field of science and would like to practice and improve your science writing skills, this course is designed to support you as a professional. By completing all aspects of the course you will have achieved 14 hours of CPD time.

If you intend to complete the Discovering Science collection of online courses, it is recommended that you complete Discovering Science: Science Writing before starting this course, however, this course can still be studied independently.

Dates:
  • 27 September 2021
  • 26 July 2021
  • 24 May 2021
  • 22 March 2021
  • 25 January 2021
  • 23 November 2020
  • 28 September 2020
  • 22 June 2020
  • 24 February 2020
  • 28 October 2019
  • 25 February 2019
  • 29 October 2018
  • 19 February 2018
  • 30 October 2017
  • 20 February 2017
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