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Global Network for Anti-Microbial Resistance and Infection Prevention

Dr Alex Hughes

Dr Alex Hughes (centre) at the FSA in London

Dr Alexandra Hughes is Reader in Economic Geography at Newcastle University where some of her AMR related her research embraces global value chains and production networks. She specialises in knowledge and economy; rethinking economy; transnational retailers and corporate responsibility; retailer-supplier relationships in the UK and USA; ethical trade and labour in Kenya, South Africa and Pakistan; regulation and governance; corporate social responsibility and sustainability; the audit economy; learning networks; ethical public procurement; ethical consumption in the global South and qualitative research methods.

Alex is principal investigator in the  Economic and Social Research Council, £174,934, "Corporate food retailers, meat supply chains and the responsibilities of tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR)", a joint bid with NAMRIP members: Dr Emma Roe, Professors Neil Wrigley, Michelle Lowe and BIll Keevil (University of Southampton).

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