In November, Anastasiia Dmytriv and Anastasiia Tolstenko, Biotechnology Master’s students of the Department of Technology of Biologically Active Substances, Pharmacy and Biotechnology, the Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies, Lviv Polytechnic, together with their scientific supervisor, Associate Professor Veronika Chervetsova, as well as Anastasiia Kyrychuk, Pharmacy Master’s student, and Yurii Semenchuk, a second-year postgraduate student, together with their scientific supervisor, Associate Professor Nataliia Stadnytska, took part in the annual competition World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022.
Such an event is organized for the fourth year in a row by Nottingham Trent University, Great Britain, in collaboration with Makerere University, Uganda, as part of the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. Since early February 2019, these institutions have been working to advance the antimicrobial strategy both through the Commonwealth Partnerships for Antimicrobial Stewardship (CwPAMS) funded by the UK Government Department of Health and Social Care's Fleming Fund, and through a team of microbiologists, pharmacists and specialists in Environment and Animal Health from these universities, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust and Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital.
The winners of the competition were chosen on November 23. In two nominations, the representatives of Lviv Polytechnic won first place:
- Winning researcher video: video work Antimicrobial resistance by Anastasiia Dmytriv, Anastasiia Tolstenko, and Veronika Chervetsova;
- Highly commended researcher video: video work Antimicrobial activity of natural substances and their synthetic analogues by Anastasiia Kyrychuk, Yurii Semenchuk, and Nataliia Stadnytska.
We sincerely congratulate the winners and wish them further scientific achievements!