InfectControl 2020 is a collaborative research project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in the framework of „Zwanzig20 – Partnerschaft für Innovation“. The objective of the interdisciplinary research group is to develop and implement new strategies for early recognition, containment and control of infectious diseases.
The Institute for Media and Communication Studies is involved in three sub-projects of the following projects since 2015:
The cooperative research project “Innovative reduction of multi-resistant infectious agents and establishment of a Next-Generation-Sequencing based Surveillance (IRMRESS)” deals with the development of strategies to reduce the use of antibiotics in human and veterinary medicine.
From January 2016 to December 2018 the project "Media Monitoring" will conduct research on the news coverage of multi-resistant germs and anti-infection strategies in the press, on TV or in other heavily frequented internet resources. The project will be realized with the help of quantitative and qualitative content analyses and will accompany the whole collaborative research project InfectControl 2020. A special focus is put on the topic structure of the information provided, the news coverage ...
Prof. Dr. Joachim Trebbe (Focus 3), Prof. Dr. Lothar H. Wieler (Focus 2)
Feb 01, 2015 — Jan 31, 2018
RAI - Rational Use of Antibiotics by Information and Communication: A multimedia-based pilot project with a controlled design - follows a broad approach. For the first time the basic project of the consortium InfectControl 2020 will use transsectoral information and communication strategies for moderate and rational use of antibiotics. The common objective is to contain the development of resistances. The detailed messages and information brokerage will be tailored according to the needs and ...