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University of Worcester

Airborne Infectious Agents & Allergens MSc

University of Worcester
04 April 2012
Worcester, Worcestershire
Biology, Earth, Environment & Energy
Masters Courses

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University of Worcester, Institute of Science and Environment

The National Pollen and Aerobiology Research Unit (NPARU) is a designated research centre of the University of Worcester involved with Health, Science, Environment and Forensics. NPARU primarily conducts research and consultancy on topics related to infectious agents and allergens, including air quality and health, pollen monitoring and forecasts for the UK media and Met Office, detection and diagnostics of infectious agents, respiratory allergies, forensic palynology and testing appliances for allergen removal/reduction. NPARU is unique in the UK and has earned a national and international reputation for its combination of expertise in allergens, aerobiology, indoor air quality and medical knowledge.

Airborne Infectious Agents & Allergens MSc

Infectious diseases have a huge impact on the health of humans, animals and plants. This unique programme meets the demands of curious minds of young scientists, nurses and clinicians in this field.

The emergence of old and new pathogens, together with increasing spread of allergens originating from pollen and spores that trigger hay fever and asthma demonstrates why research is imperative. This unique programme meets the demands of curious minds of scientists, nurses and clinicians in this field.

This MSc introduces exciting new themes that reflect the research excellence within the NPARU Division of Institute of Science and the Environment at University of Worcester. Students will benefit from working in the first-class teaching facilities, molecular, immunological, microbial, forensics and imaging laboratories. The affiliated staff are the UK’s best in theoretical and translational research.

You will have contact with first-class teaching staff who will challenge you to consider the impact of all the elements of infectious agents and allergens. You will be in a professional dynamic environment with strong links with agricultural and biotech industry, clinical trials and international centres.

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