Publications

Here you will find all publications relating to the e-Bug project, including peer reviewed journal articles, newsletters, posters and oral presentations.

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Hale AR, Young VL, Grand A, McNulty CAM. Can Gaming Increase Antibiotic Awareness in Children? A Mixed-Methods Approach. JMIR Serious Games 2017;5(1):e5. JMIR Alexander R Hale
Vicki L. Young, Amy Cole, Donna M. Lecky, Dennis Fettis, Beth Pritchard, Neville Q. Verlander, Charlotte V. Eley, Cliodna A. M. McNulty; A mixed-method evaluation of peer-education workshops for school-aged children to teach about antibiotics, microbes and hygiene. J Antimicrob Chemother 2017 Oxford Journals Vicki Young
Eley CV, Young VL, Hoekstra BA and McNulty CAM. An Evaluation of Educators Views on the e-Bug Resources in England. Journal of Biological Education. Journal of Biological Education Charlotte Eley
Beverley A. Hoekstra, Vicki L. Young, Charlotte V. Eley, Meredith K. D. Hawking and Cliodna A. M. McNulty. School nurses' perspectives on the role of the school nurse in health education and health promotion in England: a qualitative study. BMC Nursing 2016; 15(73). BMC Nursing Beverley Hoekstra
Young VL, Rajapandian V, Eley CV, Hoekstra BA, Lecky DM, McNulty CAM. Monitoring Web Site Usage of e-Bug: A Hygiene and Antibiotic Awareness Resource for Children. JMIR Res Protoc. 2015 Nov; 4(4):131. JMIR Vicki Young
Lecky DM, Hawking MK, Verlander NQ, McNulty CAM. Using Interactive Family Science Shows to Improve Public Knowledge on Antibiotic Resistance: Does It Work? PLOSone. 2014 Aug; 9(8):1-6. PLOS ONE Donna Lecky
Hawking M.K.D., Lecky D.L., Verlander N., & McNulty C.A.M, et al. Fun on the Farm: Evaluation of a Lesson to Teach Students about the Spread of Infection on School Farm Visits PLOS ONE, 8(10): e75641. PLOS ONE Meredith Hawking
Lecky D.L., McNulty C.A.M. et al. Current initiatives to improve prudent antibiotic use amongst school-aged children J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 68(11):2428-2430. Oxford Journals Donna Lecky
P. De Castro, M.C. Barbaro, S. Salinetti, A. Carinci, A. Pantosti, D.M. Lecky, M.K.D. Hawking, & C.A.M. McNulty. et al. Information and health literacy for school students: the e-Bug experience in Italy JEHIL, 9(1):7-9. EAHIL Paola De Castro
McNulty CAM, Lecky DM, Farrell D, et al. Overview of e-Bug: an antibiotic and hygiene educational resource for schools J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v3-v12. Oxford Journals Cliodna McNulty
Lecky DM, McNulty CAM, Adriaenssens N, et al. What are school children in Europe being taught about hygiene and antibiotic use? J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v13-v21. Oxford Journals Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, McNulty CAM, Adriaenssens N, et al. Development of an educational resource on microbes, hygiene and prudent antibiotic use for junior and senior school children. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v23-v31. Oxford Journals Donna Lecky
Farrell D, Kostkova P, Lazareck L, et al. Developing e-Bug web games to teach microbiology. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v33-v38. Oxford Journals David Farrell
Farrell D, Kostkova P, Weinberg J, et al. Computer games to teach hygiene: an evaluation of the e-Bug junior game. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v39-v44. Oxford Journals David Farrell
Lecky DM, McNulty CAM, Touboul, et al. Evaluation of e-Bug, an educational pack, teaching about prudent antibiotic use and hygiene, in the Czech Republic, France and England. J Antimicrob Chemother 2010; 65: 2674–2684 Oxford Journals Donna Lecky
De Quincey E, Kostkova P, Jawaheer G, et al. Evaluating the online activity of users of the e-Bug web site. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v45-v49. Oxford Journals Ed de Quincey
Adriaenssens N, De Corte S, Coenen S et al. Implementation of e-Bug in Belgium. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v51-v53. Oxford Journals Niels Adriaenssens
Koprivová Herotová T, Kostkova P and Benes J. e-Bug implementation in the Czech Republic. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v55-v57. Oxford Journals Tereza Koprivova´ Herotova
Holt J and Jensen US, Implementation of e-Bug in Denmark. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v59-v62. Oxford Journals Jette Holt
Lecky Dm and McNulty CAM. e-Bug implementation in England. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v63-v66. Oxford Journals Donna Lecky
Touboul P, Dunais B, Urcun J-M, et al. The e-Bug Project in France. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v67-v70. Oxford Journals Pia Touboul
Gennimata D, Merakou K, Barbouni A et al. Implementation of the e-Bug Project in Greece. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v71-v73. Oxford Journals Dimitra Gennimata
Koncan R, Lo Cascio G and Cornaglia G. Pilot Implementation of the e-Bug Project in Italy. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v75-v76. Oxford Journals Raffaella Koncan
Olczak-Pienkowska A and Grzesiowski P. Progress towards implementing the e-Bug Project in Poland. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v77-v79. Oxford Journals Anna Olczak-Pienkowska
Brito Avô A, Costa C, Amann G, et al. Implementation of the e-Bug Project in Portugal. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v81-v83. Oxford Journals Anto´nio Brito Avo
Rodríguez C, González E, García A, et al. Implementation of the e-Bug Project in Spain. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2011 66:v85-v87. Oxford Journals Carla Rodrı´guez
Newsletters
Worn out wonder drugs OUP blog
Reuters Health Press Coverage on 'Study enlists kids to combat antibiotics overuse' Reuters
Longitude prize blog: e-Bug: educating children and young people on hygiene, infection and antibiotics. Longitude prize Vicki Young
Public Health Matters blog: e-Bug: Educating young people on microbes and antimicrobial resistance. Public Health Matters Charlotte Eley
Posters
Young VL, Lecky DM, Fettis D, Pritchard B, Cole A, Eley CV, McNulty CAM. The development and evaluation of a peer education workshop for school aged children to teach about antibiotics, microbes and hygiene. Poster session presented at: Association for Science Education annual conference, January 2017 Click to Download Vicki Young
Berry M, Young VL, Ridgway, McNulty CAM. An evaluation of an educational debate kit for schools on Antibiotic Resistance. Poster session presented at: Association for Science Education annual conference, January 2017 Click to Download Mark Berry
Eley CV, Young VL, Hayes CV, McNulty CAM. Evaluation of the ‘e-Bug Training Module’ using Survey and Focus Group Responses from Health Educators. Poster session presented at: Association for Science Education annual conference, January 2017 and Public Health England Early Career Scientist Symposium, September 2016 Click to Download Charlotte Eley
Young VL, Tucker K, Parkinson G, Francis N, McNulty CAM and the Beat the Bugs development group. Beat The Bugs: A community e-Bug educational programme on hygiene, antibiotics and self-care to fulfil NICE guidance recommendations. Poster session presented at: Public Health England Annual Conference, September 2016 and BSAC Spring meeting, March 2016 Click to Download Vicki Young
McNulty CAM, Hoekstra BA, Young VL, Bull ML, Eley CV and Rajapandian V. e-Bug: A European school health education resource to tackle antimicrobial resistance. Poster session presented at: Public Health England Annual Conference, September 2015 Click to Download Cliodna McNulty
Hale A, Young VL, Grand A, McNulty CAM. Can Gaming Increase Antibiotic Awareness in Children? Poster session presented at: European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease, April 2015 Click to Download Alex Hale
Hoekstra BA, Young VL, McNulty CAM. Exploring the needs of school nurses related to health education on hygiene and the spread, treatment and prevention of infection: A qualitative study. Poster session presented at: European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease, April 2015 Click to Download Beverly Hoekstra
Hawking MKD, Lecky DM, Touboul Lundgren P, Aldigs E, Abdulmajed H, Hadjichambi D, Ioannidou E McNulty CAM. Developing educational resources around antibiotic use for 15-18 year olds based on qualitative interviews in England, France, Cyprus and Saudi Arabia. Poster session presented at: Public Health England Annual Conference, September 2014 Click to Download Meredith Hawking
Meredith K.D. Hawking, Donna M. Lecky, Cliodna A.M. McNulty, Public Health England, on behalf of the e-Bug working group. Using social marketing to improve appropriate antibiotic use amongst 15-18 year olds: an international project. Poster session presented at: Federation of Infections Societies Annual Conference, Birmingham ICC, November 2013.
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Meredith Hawking
Lecky D.L., Fettis D., Pritchard B., Hawking M.K.D., McNulty C.A.M. e-Bug: Working in partnership with our local Environmental Health Department to further our joint public educational reach. Poster session presented at: Health Protection Conference, Warwick University, September 2012.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, Hawking M, Elghorri M, Patel M and McNulty CAM. e-Bug: ‘Tis snot just a classroom resource. Poster session presented at: Health Protection Conference, Warwick University, September 2011.
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Donna Lecky
Newby K, Joshi P, Lecky DM, Hogan A, Hawking MKD and McNulty CAM. Development of a theory and evidence based sex education lesson on Chlamydia trachomatis for secondary school pupils. Poster session presented at: Health Protection Conference, Warwick University, September 2011.
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Kate Newby
Lecky DM, DeQuincey E, Phin N and McNulty CAM. The use of e-Bug during the H1N1 Influenza pandemic. Poster session presented at Proceedings of the Health Protection Conference, Warwick University, 14th – 16th September 2010.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, Kostkova P, Farrell D, McNulty CAM. e-Bug: A Pan European Hygiene and Antibiotic Use Educational Resource. Poster session presented at: U Network Corner. Proceedings of the 18th European Congress of Clinical microbiology and Infectious Disease, ECCMID Vienna Austria 10th-13th April 2010.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, Touboul P, Koprivova Herotova T, Verlander NQ, Weinberg J, McNulty CAM. E-Bug pack evaluation: Preliminary results from the Czech Republic, England and France. Poster session presented at: Virtuals and eBugs: Teaching Microbiology. Proceedings of the 18th European Congress of Clinical microbiology and Infectious Disease, ECCMID Helsinki Finland 16th-19th May 2009.
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Donna Lecky
Farrell D, Lecky DM, Kostkova P, McNulty CAM. Teaching young children about microbes, hygiene and antibiotics using educational games – the e-Bug experience. Poster session presented at Proceedings of the HPA Health Protection Conference, Warwick University, 14th – 16th September 2009
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David Farrell
Lecky DM, Weinberg J, Verlander NQ, Touboul P, Herotova T, Benes J, McNulty CAM. e-Bug: Evaluation of a Hygiene and prudent antibiotic use educational pack in the Czech Republic, France and England. Poster session presented at Proceedings of the HPA Health Protection Conference, Warwick University, 14th – 16th September 2009.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, McNulty CAM. Teaching the General Public about Microbes and Antibiotics Through e-Bug at Science Fairs. Poster session presented at proceedings of Federation of Infection Societies Conference, Cardiff, Wales, 2nd-4th December 2008.
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Donna Lecky
Farrell D, Kostkova P, Lecky DM, McNulty CAM, Lai N and Beveridge on behalf of the e-Bug Working Group. Designing online, educational games about microbes, hand and respiratory hygiene and prudent antibiotics use for junior pupils across Europe. Poster session presented at: Internet and electronic resources. Proceedings of the 18th European Congress of Clinical microbiology and Infectious Disease, Barcelona Spain 19th-22nd April 2008.
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David Farrell
Lecky DM, Farrell D, Kostkova P, McNulty CAM. e-Bug: The Junior and Senior School Packs. Poster session presented at: EU Network Corner. Proceedings of the 18th European Congress of Clinical microbiology and Infectious Disease, Barcelona Spain 19th-22nd April 2008.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, Farrell D, Kostkova P, McNulty CAM. e-Bug: A DG-SANCO Funded Pan European Educational Resource. Poster session presented at: EU Network Corner. Proceedings of the 18th European Congress of Clinical microbiology and Infectious Disease, Barcelona Spain 19th-22nd April 2008.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, Weinberg J, Verlander NQ, McNulty CAM. e-Bug: preliminary Data from the pack evaluation. Poster session presented at Proceedings of the HPA Health Protection Conference, Warwick University, 15th-17th September 2008.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, Farrell D, Kostkova P, McNulty CAM. e-Bug: A DG-SANCO funded Pan European School Health Resource. Research Findings. Poster session presented at proceedings of HPA Health Protection Conference, Warwick University, September 2007.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, Farrell D, Kostkova P and McNulty CAM. School education in Europe in relation to antibiotic use and hygiene. Poster session presented at proceedings of Federation of Infection Societies Conference, Cardiff, Wales 28th – 30th November, 2007.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, Kostkova P and McNulty CAM. School education in Europe. What are children being taught about antibiotic use and medicine. Poster session presented at: Community-acquired bacterial infections. Proceedings of the 17th European Congress of Clinical microbiology and Infectious Disease, Munich, Germany 31st March – 3rd April 2007.
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Donna Lecky
McNulty CAM, Lecky DM, Farrell D and Kostkova P. e-Bug: A pan European Educational Resource. Poster session presented at: EU Network Corner. Proceedings of the 17th European Congress of Clinical microbiology and Infectious Disease, Munich, Germany 31st March – 3rd April 2007.
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Cliodna McNulty
Presentation
Eley CV. e-Bug: Evaluation of interventions: Pilot evaluation of Beat the Bugs – a community education course on hygiene, self-care and antibiotics. Presented at the PHE Research and Applied Epidemiology Scientific Conference, Warwick, March 2017 Click to Download Charlotte Eley
Eley CV and Hayes CV. e-Bug: Improving science and health education. Presented at the Association for Science Education Annual conference, Reading, January 2017 Click to Download Charlotte Eley
Young VL. e-Bug: An educational resource for children and young people on microbes, hygiene and antibiotics. Presented at Antimicrobial Stewardship - A Partnership to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance, Swansea, November 2016 Click to Download Vicki Young
Young VL. Educating children and families: a practical approach. Presented at Antimicrobial resistance: Working together to stem the tide, Taunton, November 2016 Click to Download Vicki Young
Young VL, Tucker K, Parkinson G, Francis N, McNulty CAM and the Beat the Bugs development group. Beat the Bugs: An educational programme on hygiene, antibiotics and self-care for the community setting. Presented at General Practice Research on Infections Network Meeting (GRIN), Oxford, October 2016 Click to Download Vicki Young
Eley CV. Improving Science and Health Education Using e-Bug Resources. Presented at the Association for Science Education Annual conference, Birmingham, January 2016 Click to Download
Young VL. Improving Antibiotic Use with the e-Bug Resources. Presented at the Association for Science Education Annual conference, Birmingham, January 2016 Click to Download Vicki Young
Young VL. Peer Education as a Tool to Teach Students about Science. Presented at the Association for Science Education Annual conference, Birmingham, January 2016 Click to Download Vicki Young
Eley CV. Promoting hygiene in schools: e-Bug update in the UK and Europe. Presented at the IFH Home Hygiene Development Group Meeting, London, October 2015. Click to Download Charlotte Eley
Young VL. Findings from a pilot peer education workshop for school aged children on hygiene and the prevention of infection. Presented at BSAC Spring meeting, London, March 2014 Click to Download Vicki Young
Young V.L., Lecky D.L., Fettis D., Pritchard B., Hawking M.K.D., McNulty C.A.M. The development and evaluation of a peer education workshop for school aged children on hygiene and the prevention of infection. Presented at the Federation of Infections Societies Annual Conference, Birmingham ICC, November 2013.
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Vicki Young
Lecky DM. e-Bug: A pan European educational resource for school children on microbes, hygiene and prudent antibiotic use. Presented at: Workshop4: public campaigns on the prudent use of antibiotics and European Antibiotic Awareness Day during the Strengthening regional antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections surveillance and networking in the EU enlargement countries, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2012.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM. e-Bug: The development, evaluation and implementation of a microbiology, hygiene and antibiotic educational resource for schools across Europe. Presented at: Showcasing Public Engagement during the 4th Congress of European Microbiologists, Geneva, Switzerland, June 2011.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM. e-Bug: An educational resource for on microbiology and hygiene for school children. Presented at the Association for Science Education, Creiff, Scotland, March 2011.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM. Public Awareness Campaign in England and e-Bug. Presented at: Public Health Awareness Campaigns to Fight Antimicrobial Overuse, Proceedings for the International Conference for Emerging and Infectious Disease, Atlanta, 11th – 14th July 2010.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM. e-Bug: The Development of a European antibiotic educational resource for school children. Presented at the Lewisham Showcase Showdown, London, July 2010.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, McNulty CAM. The Evolution of e-Bug A teaching resource for schools. Presented at: Communicating Science, Proceedings of the Society for General Microbiology Annual meeting, Edinburgh, 31st March 2008.
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Donna Lecky
Lecky DM, McNulty CAM. Communicating with the public during the development of e-Bug. Presented at the Proceedings for the HPA Health Protection Conference, Warwick University, 3rd September 2007.
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Donna Lecky