The Microbiology Society is a membership charity for scientists interested in microbes, their effects and their practical uses.

It is one of the largest microbiology societies in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools.

Latest from the Society

  • Microbe Talk - Knocking Out AMR: fixing the broken innovation pipeline

    17 May 2024

    Yesterday, we released our vision statement for Knocking Out Antimicrobial Resistance, the Society's new cross-disciplinary project. It outlined the key issues faced by the AMR community: the lack of understanding of the urgency of the crisis, a fragmented AMR landscape and a broken innovation pipeline.

    So for this special Knocking Out AMR episode of Microbe Talk Clare spoke to Professor Paul Hoskisson to pick his brain on his latest venture: a one million pound project to use food by-products make antimicrobial production more cost effective and sustainable.

  • A de-brief from the Microbiology Safety Workshop 2024

    17 May 2024

    Dr Elizabeth Darby reports on the Microbiology Safety Workshop held on 24th-25th January at the Microbiology Society. 

  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Becky Thomas

    16 May 2024

    Celebrated annually on the third Thursday of May, Global Accessibility Awareness Day aims to bring awareness to the importance of having conversations about accessibility and highlights the need for inclusive experiences that are accessible to everyone and inclusive for Disabled people. This year, Society member Becky Thomas shares her experiences and insights from attending the Society’s Annual Conference, coupled with the Disabled and Neurodivergent Members Social.

  • Recognising a legacy for the community – Dr Sarah Hooper reviews ‘Chemical Disinfection and Sterilisation’

    16 May 2024

    In 2020, the Microbiology Society was generously left with an extensive and wide-ranging selection of scientific works by long-standing member, Dr Bernard Dixon. Bernard was a well-known scientific communicator, perhaps most notably as the Editor of New Scientist in the 1970s.


Early Career Summer Conference 2024

08 Jul 2024