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FREE software to evaluate patents

IPscore is a FREE software to evaluate patents, technologies and research projects. It allows you to analyse,[...]

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Curriculum Guidelines for General Microbiology

The FEMS Education Group has drafted a guideline curriculum for teaching Microbiology at B.Sc. level with[...]

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Surveillance of antimicrobial consumption in the EU/EEA

This report by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control details antimicrobial consumption in the[...]

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Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in Europe 2018

The results presented in this report are based on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) data from invasive isolates[...]

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Interactive Media: Bacterial World

This beautiful and interactive website from the Museum of Natural History, Unviersity of Oxford, contains amazing[...]

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Crash Course: Biology YouTube Video Series

Hank Green teaches a visually engaging crash course on biology with this series of high quality YouTube videos.[...]

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Microbiology from A to Z - From Micropia

This beautiful online collection of clearly written introductions to important concepts and microbes in microbiology[...]

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Microseum: a virtual museum of microbes

Microseum is a virtual museum of microbes (with English and Croatian language options) It is one of the results of[...]

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Standard European Vector Architecture (SEVA) - plasmid database

WHAT IS SEVA The Standard European Vector Architecture (SEVA) platform is a web-based resource and a material[...]

Fighting AMR
Antimicrobial Resistance Resources - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), United Nations

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international[...]

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Proteome Atlas of Komagataella phaffii (Pichia pastoris)

An output from: A subcellular proteome atlas of the yeast Komagataella phaffii in FEMS Yeast Research Authors:[...]

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Interactive Media: Community of Microbes

It’s a microbes world, we’re just living in it! We invite you to step into a colourful immersive world[...]

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FutureLearn free educational course on COVID-19

Learn what is COVID-19 and how might the outbreak affect you. Find out more about coronavirus and explore its[...]

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HHMI BioInteractive: Providing real science, real stories, and real data to engage students in exploring the living world

Empowering Educators. Inspiring Students. HHMI BioInteractive brings the power of real science stories into high[...]

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Crowdfight COVID-19

An initiative from the scientific community Crowdfight COVID-19 is a platform aiming to redirect scientific[...]

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Expert statement on coronavirus (COVID-19)

The following commentary has been provided by Nicolas Locker, Professor of Virology, University of Surrey[...]

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Expert update on the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus causing the COVID-19 outbreak

This expert update on the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus comes just six weeks after we asked two virologists to give us[...]

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Survey of healthcare workers’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviours on antibiotics, antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance in the EU/EEA

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control have published the results of their survey of healthcare[...]

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EU-Joint Action Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections

The EU-Joint Action Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections  (EU-JAMRAI) aims to foster[...]

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COVID-19 Data Portal

The COVID-19 Data Portal An unprecedented number of scientific efforts are taking place worldwide in order to help[...]

Fighting AMR
Microbes and Antibiotics - what are they all about anyway?

A fun way to teach both adults and students about microbes and the respective antibiotics used to treat the[...]

Fighting AMR
WHO - world report on surveillance

WHO world report that gives as accurate a picture as is presently possible of the magnitude of AMR and the current[...]

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The New Bacteriology - Royal Society special issue

Royal Society Publishing has recently published a special issue of Philosophical Transactions B entitled The new[...]

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The Microbes Fight Back: Antibiotic Resistance

What will a future of continued antibiotic resistance look like? How can human activities prevent the rise of[...]

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Partnering with AMR Centre

We are looking for AMR projects that help address the WHO priority list, namely: Clinical treatments for[...]

Fighting AMR
European Commission AMR Fact sheet

Antimicrobial resistance is recognized as being one of the greatest threats to human health. It is estimated that by[...]

Fighting AMR
European Antibiotic Awareness Day: Campaigns across Europe

It is important to be aware of the risks associated with taking antibiotics and more importantly what the[...]

Fighting AMR
Antibiotic Awareness - A Welsh perspective.

The onus on us to be mindful of antibiotics and their resistance has never been more important. Only when we know[...]

Fighting AMR
Antibiotic Awareness Resources - forearmed is forewarned!

Public Health England are driving the need for antibiotic awareness and self responsibility in terms of our[...]

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Wellcome Trust Reports - Drug-resistant infections: transforming the global response

The Wellcome Trust has produce a series of policy reports and consultations aimed at combating AMR: Reports and[...]

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Under the Weather - a practical guide.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland have developed a practical guide to help you (the patient) when you[...]

Fighting AMR
Antibiotic Prescription in Ireland.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland have produced this practical guide in order to aid antibiotic[...]

Fighting AMR
Book: Superbugs: An Arms Race Against Bacteria

Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can prevent and treat infections, but they are becoming less effective as a[...]

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New project in Efficient Biomass Supply Chains for Sustainable Chemical Production

ICT-BIOCHAIN – ICT Tools in Efficient Biomass Supply Chains for Sustainable Chemical Production. Follow[...]

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New teaching videos available from Microbiology at NUI Galway, Ireland

Check out our new teaching initiative, just launched by Microbiology at NUI Galway, Ireland: 40 instructional[...]

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Averting the AMR crisis - Policy Brief

From the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies  a partnership, hosted by WHO/Europe, which includes[...]

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Antimicrobial Therapy - Collection of Expert Reviews

The Antimicrobial Therapy Thematic Issue of FEMS Microbiology Reviews includes reviews dealing with specific[...]

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Global MediXchange for Combating COVID-19 (GMCC)

Sharing and cooperation is the best prescription to fight against the new unknown virus. The Jack Ma Foundation and[...]

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ASM: COVID-19 Research Registry

Top COVID-19 research: timely, curated and vetted by experts ASM is keeping the pulse of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. In[...]

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Antimicrobial Viewpoints: GARDP

Antimicrobial Viewpoints are originally published on the REVIVE website revive.gardp.org, an activity of the Global[...]

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Oxford University Press (OUP) COVID-19 Learning Resources.

Like many organizations, OUP is taking the threat posed by the coronavirus seriously. Our teams across the world are[...]

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Book: Small, Smaller, the Smallest – Essays on Microbiology

Marking the 60th anniversary of the Slovenian Microbiological Society was the publication of the book “Small,[...]

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Abstracts from the International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology (ICYGMB)

The International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology (ICYGMB) takes place every two years and aims[...]

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Antimicrobial Encyclopaedia by GARDP

The Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP) at the end of October 2020 launched the[...]

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EU-JAMRAI: Launch Micro-Combat App

The European Joint Action on Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare-Associated Infections (EU-JAMRAI) in[...]

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EMA recommends COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna for authorisation in the EU

EMA has recommended granting a conditional marketing authorisation for COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna to prevent[...]

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First Global Antibiotic Resistance Symbol

EU-JAMRAI has announced the winner of the Antibiotic Resistance Symbol earlier this month! The winning symbol[...]

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AMR Voices: Stories From AMR Frontlines During Covid-19

The Longitude Prize announced the launch of AMR Voices – stories from the frontlines of antibiotic resistance[...]

Peer Review
Master Peer Review with the Publons Academy

The Publons Academy is a free, online peer review training course for early career researchers. Developed together[...]

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Peer Reviewing Tips

F1000Research has put together a list of specific examples, tips and suggestions for reviewers needing support in[...]

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Ethical guidelines for peer reviewers

COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics) has produced some guidelines which set out the basic principles and[...]

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Peer Review Center of the Public Library of Science

Everything you need to write a peer review right now: A collection of free training and resources for peer reviewers[...]

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EASE Peer Reviewer Toolkit

The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) curated a Peer Reviewer Toolkit. All of the resources are freely[...]

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FEMS Yeast Research Webinar Library

Watch the recordings of the FEMS Yeast Research Webinars, featuring top scientists and authors of recent papers on a[...]

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Publons: COVID-19 Related Publications for Review

  COVID-19: how you can help COVID-19 research is moving at a rapid pace and we’re calling on everyone in[...]

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FEMS Microbiology Letters Webinar Library

Watch the recordings of the FEMS Microbiology Letters Webinars, featuring top scientists and authors of recent[...]

Fighting AMR
Review on Antimicrobial Resistance

“The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, was commissioned in July 2014 by the UK Prime Minister, who asked[...]

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Inside Corona

This initiative is the result of an international team of researchers coming together to contribute to the global[...]

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Preventing COVID-19 Misinformation: A Guide for Scientists

While facing down the COVID-19 pandemic, we are also facing a pandemic of misinformation surrounding COVID-19. This[...]

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Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service

A collection of quality evidence for healthcare and medicine concerning COVID-19, from the Centre for Evidence-Based[...]

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Science|Business - Coronavirus R&D Gateway

A one-stop-shop for tools and information sources supporting the ongoing efforts to defeat the Covid19 pandemic[...]

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Position paper on Novel Human Pathogenic Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

26-03-2020 Eminent virologists Luis Enjuanes, Isabel Sola and Sonia Zúñiga at the Coronavirus Laboratory at the[...]

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Coronaviruses: a paradigm of new emerging zoonotic diseases

18-02-2020 A priority paper providing an expert perspective on coronaviruses, which is free-to-access for all, has[...]

Fighting AMR
Resource directory for the prevention and control of AMR and healthcare-associated infections

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) presents a directory of resources aiming at preventing[...]

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Ask a scientist

Ask a scientist is an initiative developed by the Federation of American Scientists in collaboration with the New[...]

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FEMS Microbiology Ecology Webinar Library

Watch recordings of each of the FEMS Microbiology Ecology Webinars, featuring top scientists and authors of recent[...]

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Antibiotics and You

An introduction to antibiotic resistant infections This new short course aims to increase your general understanding[...]

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52Microorganisms Open Source Project

Across 2019 and the start of 2020, each week for 52 weeks we produced a short informative video about a[...]

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10 Inspirational Women in Microbiology Infographic

To celebrate IWD on 8 March, we have put together the following beautiful infographic showcasing 10 inspirational[...]

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NBIC #BiofilmAware campaign resources

The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) are pleased to announce the launch of their biofilm awareness[...]

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How to make a Winogradsky column

Lean how to grow microbes that live out in nature with your very own Winogradsky Column. Find all the details in the[...]

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How to make sourdough bread

Put microbes to work by making some delicious sourdough bread. Easy to follow infographic and teaching resources by[...]

Events
GARDP Webinar: Learning from COVID-19 to tackle the silent pandemic of antibiotic resistance
04-03-2021

Join the Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP) on their next webinar “Learning from[...]

Events
Uppsala Health Summit - Managing Antimicrobial Resistance through Behaviour Change
15-03-2021

Register for the Uppsala Health Summit taking place virtually on the 15-18th of March 2021. This year’s theme[...]

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GARDP REVIVE Webinar: Discovering and developing new treatments for tuberculosis
24-03-2021

Join the Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP) on their next REVIVE Webinar on[...]

Events
4th International Caparica Conference in Antibiotic Resistance 2021
14-06-2021

The 4th International Caparica Conference in Antibiotic Resistance, will be held in the Caparica, Portugal on the[...]

Fighting AMR
Antimicrobial Resistance at the World Microbe Forum
20-06-2021

At the World Microbe Forum – the joint event between FEMS and the American Society of Microbiology (ASM),[...]