Tag Archives: Anne Leonard

Michael Mosley vs The Superbugs

Last night the documentary “Michael Mosley vs The Superbugs aired on BBC4 (still available for a month on iPlayer for people in the UK). Anne Leonard, PhD and now postdoc with Will Gaze, is featured with her ‘Beach Bum‘ study … Continue reading

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Microbial water quality All-Party Parliamentary Group meeting at Westminster

A guest post Will Gaze’s student Anne Leonard: Last Monday, 23rd May 2016, I was invited to attend an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the … Continue reading

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Society for General Microbiology Meeting 2015 Birmingham

Five of us from the ECEHH coastal pathogens research group based at the Penryn campus in Cornwall attended the Society of General Microbiology Annual Conference held this year in the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. This was a great opportunity … Continue reading

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Antibiotic resistance risk for coastal water users

Recreational users of coastal waters such as swimmers and surfers are at risk of exposure to antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to a new study¬† by Anne Leonard, Lihong Zhang, Andrew Balfour, Ruth Garside and Will Gaze published this week. We … Continue reading

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New science minister announces ‘war cabinet’ to tackle antimicrobial resistance on all fronts

*after much haranguing, finally another post from Will Gaze!* Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a hot topic at the moment and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) recently issued a press release giving details of a cross-research council initiative to tackle … Continue reading

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Personal pages updated

Long overdue, but I have updated the personal pages (black bar under the header picture) of everyone working with Will and/or myself. I have also added a list of Past Lab members. (This made me realize that I have not … Continue reading

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Group Photo

Last lab meeting was concluded with a group photo of European Centre researchers based at Penryn Campus. Back row (l-r): Research Fellow Dr. Lihong Zhang, Senior Lecturer Dr. Will Gaze, Project Student Ben McKenna (working on radon, UV and skin … Continue reading

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