Skip to 0 minutes and 10 seconds Examine today’s global challenges with leading academics, and explore possible solutions to some of the greatest threats we face today. In week one, Professor Colin Fishwick introduces the rise of the superbugs and the challenge of bacterial resistance to antibiotics. Understand how bacteria have developed a resistance, which scientists fear could lead to a return to a pre-antibiotic era. Find out how advances in research are helping to overcome this resistance. In week two, Professor Steve Marsden highlights some of the challenges of feeding a growing population, presenting two alternative methods of agriculture. He explores the use of GMOs and organic farming and discusses the effects of changing diets on food production.
Skip to 1 minute and 5 seconds As part of the Discovering Science programme, this course will demonstrate how science is communicated and will further develop your science writing skills, helping you reach a wider audience.
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