An opportunity has been launched for PhD students in the UK to actively contribute to a pressing issue concerning One Health. The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) has announced the launch of the esteemed Parliamentary Internship Programme, offered by another organisation. This programme offers selected students the chance to actively contribute to combating AMR by engaging directly with government processes and shaping policies at the policy level.
BSAC represents a network of influential infection specialists, including infectious disease physicians, microbiologists, pharmacists, researchers, and nurses. Their commitment to tackling AMR through collaborative efforts and an interdisciplinary approach has positioned them at the forefront of this global challenge. By embracing the principles of the One Health agenda, which recognises the interconnectedness of human health, animal health, and the environment, BSAC ensures a comprehensive approach to addressing AMR.
The BSAC Parliamentary Internship Programme, offered by another organisation, provides an exceptional opportunity for selected PhD students to work alongside policymakers and contribute to the development of policies related to AMR. Through engagement with government processes and active participation in policy discussions, interns can shape strategies aimed at effectively combating AMR. This internship serves as a platform to bridge the gap between research findings and policy implementation, ensuring that evidence-based solutions translate into impactful actions.
Participating in the BSAC Parliamentary Internship Programme offers a multitude of benefits for PhD students. Through hands-on experience, interns gain valuable insight into the policymaking process and enhance their understanding of the complexities surrounding AMR. Collaborating with policymakers and experts in the field provides interns with opportunities to expand their knowledge, develop key skills, and build a professional network. This experience equips them to become future leaders and advocates in the global fight against AMR.
The BSAC Parliamentary Internship Programme, presents a valuable opportunity for PhD students in the UK to actively contribute to the development of policies addressing antimicrobial resistance. By engaging directly with government processes and collaborating with policymakers, interns can play a vital role in shaping strategies that effectively combat AMR. PhD students in the UK who are eager to contribute to addressing AMR through policy engagement are encouraged to explore the application process for the BSAC Parliamentary Internship Programme.
To learn more about this opportunity see here: BSAC Parliamentary Internship Programme