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

  • Disability Pride Month: Scientisting with a Disability

    01 July 2022

    Since the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act on the 26th of July 1990, Disability Pride Month has been celebrated throughout July every year. In recognition of the start of Disability Pride Month 2022, Dr Keren Turton writes about her experience of 'Scientisting with a Disability'. 

  • Microbe Talk: The impact of COVID on research and career progression part 2

    01 July 2022

    The latest edition of the Microbiology Society’s podcast, Microbe Talk, is now online. In the second part of this episode, Eva Scholtus and Katie O’Connor continue their discussion with Colman, Galleh, Helen and Natalie by discussing the existing issues within academia and what needs to be done to protect the workforce going forward.

    They consider issues such as equality, diversity and inclusion, isolation and loneliness at work, managing heavy workloads, salary boundaries and the culture in academia.

  • Microbe Talk: The impact of COVID on research and career progression

    29 June 2022

    The latest edition of the Microbiology Society’s podcast, Microbe Talk, is now online. In the first of this two part episode, Eva Scholtus and Katie O’Connor from our Policy and Engagement team interview Colman, Raphael, Helen and Nat about their experiences as early career researchers during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.

    They consider issues such as equality, diversity and inclusion, isolation and loneliness at work, managing heavy workloads, salary boundaries and the culture in academia.

  • Save the date: Vaccines as Tools to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance 2023

    29 June 2022

    We are pleased to announce our first Focused Meeting of 2023, Vaccines as Tools to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance, in association with BactiVac, the Bacterial Vaccines Network. The meeting will take place on 27—28 February 2023 at Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre in Birmingham, UK.

 

Cell–Cell Communication in Bacteria: Fundamental and Applied Aspects

28 Jun 2022