UCL Antimicrobial Resistance


Resources and key partnerships

UCL and its partners have a unique combination of resources that can be mobilised to support research into antimicrobial resistance.


An academic health science partnership with more than 40 higher education and NHS members, providing access to a population of more than six million people. Supports collaboration between UCL and other academic centres such as the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Queen Mary University of London, and partnerships between clinicians and academic researchers. 

UCLH/UCL NIHR Biomedical Research Centre

A platform for innovative patient-oriented research across UCLH and UCL. Strategically committed to work on antimicrobial resistance.    

UCL Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology

World-leading expertise in the design and implementation of clinical trials, nationally and internationally. Includes the MRC Clinical Trials Unit.

UCL Institute of Digital Health

Supporting cross-disciplinary research across the health sciences, human sciences and data sciences.

Farr Institute @ London

A UK centre of expertise in health informatics research. UCL is a founder partner and leads the infection workstream.    

Crick Institute

A European biomedical research powerhouse. UCL is a founder partner.

National and international collaborations

Strong connections to partners across the UK, particularly the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and internationally.

UCL Enterprise

An institutional infrastructure supporting commercial translation and partnerships with industry. Encompasses UCL Advances, a centre promoting entrepreneurship and business interactions; UCL Business, advising and financially supporting new business development; and UCL Consultants, providing a mechanism to access UCL's intellectual resources.     

Drug development

A range of facilities providing expert support for early-stage drug discovery and development.     

Health Services Laboratories

A partnership between UCLH, the Royal Free London and the Doctors Laboratory, providing high-quality pathology services, including antibiotic resistance testing. Provides a platform for researching, piloting and implementing new diagnostic technologies.    

Translational Research Office

Inhouse support for translational research and interactions with industry. Includes funding programmes for early-stage translational research.    

Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation, CASMI

A collaboration between UCL and the University of Oxford examining key issues in medical innovation.     

UCL Public Engagement Unit

An expert centre in public engagement offering training opportunities and funding for public outreach activities.