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

  • Celebrating International Volunteer Day with Society Champions 2023

    05 December 2023

    Today is International Volunteer Day and a great opportunity for us to revisit and highlight the wonderful and meaningful activities that the Microbiology Society volunteers have participated in this past year. This is a great way for is to show gratitude to our Champions who have generously donated their time to assist us in our endeavours and shape our future throughout this demanding yet fruitful year. 

  • Microbiology Senior Editors: call for expressions of interest

    05 December 2023

    Microbiology brings together communities of scientists from all microbiological disciplines and from around the world. The journal is looking to appoint Senior Editors to work closely with the Editorial Board: providing support and assistance to Editors in your section and working with the senior editorial team to discuss the priorities of the journal and opportunities for advancing your section.

  • The Microbiology Society launches on WeChat to better connect with Chinese researchers

    05 December 2023

    The Microbiology Society is pleased to announce that it has launched its official account on WeChat, China’s preeminent social media platform, in partnership with Charlesworth. With a goal to better connect with China-based researchers and improve accessibility to its six peer-reviewed titles, this is a significant step in extending reach to international authors.  

  • Expressions of Interest for Prize Lecture Nominations

    04 December 2023

    Following the announcement of our fantastic 2024 Prize Lecture winners last month, we hope you are feeling inspired to nominate some outstanding microbiologists to receive the 2025 Prize Lectures, 2024 Outreach Prize and 2026 Prize Medal!


Annual Conference 2024

08 Apr 2024