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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

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From deep in the ocean to the tops of mountains, micro-organisms can be found everywhere on the planet. They are responsible for millions of deaths every year, but can also give us new drugs, healthy stomachs, and good food. Come and discover the weird and wonderful world of microbes!

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What we do

Cambridge Infectious Diseases Interdisciplinary Research Centre (CIDIRC) is a leading international hub for research and teaching that focuses on infectious diseases and the impact these have on national and global health. 

Our virtual network crosses all six schools of the University and provides a central resource for anyone interested in Infectious Diseases at the University of Cambridge, including researchers, affiliated institutes, commercial partners, national and international collaborators.

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Excising Infection in the Surgical Environment [ExISE]

Jan 25, 2018

20 Jan 2018 - An interdisciplinary project led by Professor Alan Short (UoC Department of Architecture /CIDIRC) re-examining surgical operating theatre design with superbugs in mind.

Engineering better care: a systems approach to health and care design and continuous improvement

Nov 03, 2017

10 Dec 2017 - Professor John Clarkson (UoC Department of Engineering/CIDIRC) is first author of the report “Engineering better care: a systems approach to health and care design and continuous improvement".

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