A crisis of our own making?

A crisis of our own making?

        OUTBREAK CEO Branwen Morgan talks to Linda Mottram, the host of ABC Radio’s national PM program, about the rise of drug-resistant superbugs.  
Public information key to combatting rising superbug threat

Public information key to combatting rising superbug threat

With predictions that drug-resistant superbugs’ could cause up to 10 million deaths a year by 2050, a new CSIRO survey has revealed a low level of community knowledge about antibiotics. The rise of superbugs, which claimed the lives of an estimated 700,000 people...
Developing a world-first AI system

Developing a world-first AI system

OUTBREAK’s Chief Technology Officer, Ian Pridham, explains the process of developing a world-first AI system with many complexities and potential users… Q: What is your role in the OUTBREAK project? My role is to make sure that we build technology and...
Wastewater flushes out superbugs

Wastewater flushes out superbugs

While most of us just flush and forget, what goes down our toilets and drains could be key to stopping a looming health and financial crisis in Australia from antibiotic resistant bacteria. If we identify which communities have the greatest prevalence of...
Dealing with the data challenges

Dealing with the data challenges

The OUTBREAK platform takes a world-leading AI approach to predicting the threat of an antibiotic resistant infection. Cloud and Data Management Lead Denis Bauer explains the novel approach to gathering and analysing data from humans, animals and the...