Events

2019

SaS was invited to Economist Antimicrobial Summit, Asia. Program facilitator, Somdatta had an interactive Q&A session talking about the importance of engaging with school children on AMR at the event held in Singapore, December 2019


SaS in Bengaluru: Researcher at InStem, Sathya Srinivasachari conducted a SaS-inspired workshop for school students, December 2019

Workshop at Anantha Vidyaniketan School, Bengaluru

SaS activity workshop was held at Makersfaire, Hyderabad 2019 reaching out to people of all age groups to engage with them on the link between microbes, antibiotics and our health, November 2019


In view of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Program facilitator Somdatta gave a guest lecture at DPS school, Nacharam where she interacted with about 200 students from 10th grade on antibiotic resistance, Hyderabad, November 2019


SaS Workshops reach New Delhi: Two 2 day SaS grassroots comics workshops were held at Superbugs Travelling Exhibition organised by National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Science Museum Group, London and Wellcome(UK) at National Science Gallery, October and November 2019


Program lead Sarah participated in a discussion on AMR with 300 school children organised by National Science Centre, New Delhi as a side event at the Delhi Superbugs Exhibition, November 2019


SaS invited to “Phaging out antibiotics” conference organised by i-GEM team from VIT, Vellore. Program lead Ponnari spoke to the young bioscience undergraduates about the importance of community engagement in AMR, September 2019


SaS tools used in Bengaluru to reach out to medical students : TB researcher at St. John’s Research Institute, Rashmi Rodrigues, conducted awareness sessions on AMR and grassroots comics workshop at a conference organised for medical students and schools in Bangalore, September 2019


SaS at the CCMB open day enthusing school and college students to #StopSuperbugs, September 2019


SaS in Chennai: PhD student from CCMB, Ms Dhivya Vedagiri conducted a SaS inspired 1 day workshop at a private school in Chennai, 17 August 2019


SaS at the 2 day ‘Science and the City’ event organized by Hyderabad Urban Lab. Somdatta, Program facilitator spoke about the SaS initiative and it’s importance in an urban set up, Hyderabad, 3 August 2019


Three PhD students from CCMB adopt our educational resources to engage with school students on antibiotic resistance in Hyderabad under the CSIR Jigyasa program, July 2019

CCMB
A 3 day SaS workshop organised with 18 schools of Hyderabad (2 students each) Facilitators were Ms Divya Vedagiri, Mr V Devi Prasad and Mr Mahesh Survi, PhD students from CCMB

SaS leads Sarah and Ponnari were invited to present at Community Engagement for AMR conference in Nepal organised by Changing the Story initiative at Leeds University and HERD International, June 2019


Dr Shahid Jameel, CEO of Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance highlighted SaS at Hameid Foundation UK-India joint meeting on AMR by Academy of Medical Sciences, London, UK, February 2019