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

  • MicroNews February

    26 February 2021

    MicroNews is the sister series of our podcast Microbe Talk, where we discuss some of the times microbes and microbiology have been in the news over the last month. Listen to Matt and Laura discussing the role of lizards in controlling Lyme disease, the fungus causing an amphibian apocalypse and how microbes could be used for green building materials.

  • Thank you to reviewers for Microbiology Society Journals in 2020

    25 February 2021

    Microbiology Society journals rely on the hard work of our reviewers to ensure the continuation of high-quality publications. We recognise that peer reviewers give their time and efforts as a contribution to their respective fields and play a vital role in the success of the publication process.

  • Welcoming our new Editors

    24 February 2021

    Microbiology are pleased to welcome 21 new Editors to the journal: Jessica Blair, David Clarke, Gautam Dey, Katherine Duncan, Jenna Gallie, Jamie Hall, Nicola Holden, Matt Hutchings, Nathalie Juge, Kimberley Kline, Ayush Kumar, Jacob Malone, Despoina Mavridou, Daniel Neill, Pedro Oliveira, Kai Papenfort, Nichollas Scott, Nick Tucker, Meera Unnikrishnan, Marjan Van der Woude, and Stineke Van Houte.

  • Microbiology Society informs House of Commons report on putting nature and net zero at the heart of the economic recovery

    24 February 2021

    Last week, the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee published a report calling for the Government to prioritise nature recovery and action on climate change in its post-Covid economic recovery efforts. The report quoted evidence provided by the Society highlighting the importance of transitioning to a more circular economy to make the UK more resilient to future crises.


Annual Conference Online 2021

26 Apr 2021