Daily Archives: Friday September 8th, 2023

 Antimicrobial resistancesurveillance in environmental and human samples

Thursday 21st of September 2023 Time: 11:30-16:00

Auditorium 2, BB-building, Haukeland University Hospital, Jonas Lies vei 91, Bergen.

On September 21st, 2023, Randi Jacobsen Bertelsen is organizing an event entitled “Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in environmental and human samples”. The seminar is very relevant for CAMRIA, with many excellent speakers and topics relevant for our centre – that is why we hope as many of you as possible will be able to participate.

Program here.

It is possible to participate in the event physically (which we encourage you to do if you have the opportunity), or online.

New scheme for administrator access to PCs

To employees and students who have local administrator access on a UiB PC

If you do not need administrator access to any UiB PC, you may ignore this e-mail.

This autumn we are working on IT security measures for the entire university, to protect UiB PCs and data. See news article in På Høyden (in Norwegian only): https://pahoyden.no/it-avdelingen-it-sikkerhet/reduserer-risikoen-for-hackerangrep/130033 .

This includes introducing a new routine for local administrator access as of 28 September this year. (This currently applies to Windows, not Linux or Mac.)

Unfortunately, we have seen over time that universities and colleges can be attractive targets for hacker attacks.

User accounts with administrator access are exposed and pose a major security risk for the University of Bergen.

We will still ensure that we have solutions so that employees and students can install the programs they need for their work.
The new scheme we are introducing from 28 September means that:

* All employees and students who need local administrator access on their PC must apply for it in UiB access. (If rights are required for more than one computer, separate applications must be submitted for each computer. Please contact the IT division if access to a large number of computers is required.)
* If you application is approved by your manager, you are granted access for one year before you have to apply again.
* Through the Make Me Admin program, you may log in easily and securely, and gain access for 60 minutes at a time.
* Applications are handled continuously. Do not delay applying if you know you will need access.
* During the application process you are supplying the IT division with important information about which programs you need to install, and any other tasks that require administrator access. This gives us a good basis for creating program packages and in other ways facilitating easier use of UiB PCs in the future.
You can find more information about the scheme, how to approve applications and other guidance here: https://hjelp.uib.no/tas/public/ssp/content/detail/service?unid=29b0c7092eba447ba316f88c5b9f0c28&from=3c6eadc7-4024-4189-9f8a-f7d6b279e644

Your immediate manager will also receive an e-mail with information about this new scheme.

Contact the IT division via hjelp.uib.no if you have any questions.

Antimicrobial resistancesurveillance in environmental and human samples

Thursday 21st of September 2023 Time: 11:30-16:00

Auditorium 2, BB-building, Haukeland University Hospital, Jonas Lies vei 91, Bergen.



11:35 Antimicrobial Stewardship in Hospitals, Resistance Selection and Transfer in a One Health Context –the STRESST Project-Adam Roberts, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

12:15Klebsiella pneumoniae in a One Health perspective in Norway-Iren Høyland Löhr, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway

12:55Population-levelvariation in the human gut antibiotic resistomeKatariina Pärnänen, University of Turku, Finland

13:35Coffee break (15min)

13:50Residues, recirculation, re-exposure and resistance. Why we need to consider the stability of antimicrobials in the farm environment-Aldert Zomer, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

14:30Monitoring of global AMR patterns using sewage and public data-Patrick Munk, Denmark Technical University, Denmark

15:10AMR in the environment and the need for surveillance: a Norwegian perspective-Nachiket Marathe, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway

15:50 Closing remarks

To receive a link to follow the event online, you can register here.

Seminar organizer: Randi J Bertelsen, e-mail: randi.j.bertelsen@uib.no