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

  • Foreign aid cuts: now is not the time to step back

    17 May 2021

    The UK is facing severe financial pressures because of COVID-19 and its impact on the economy. As a result, the UK government has decided to reduce the funds available for Official Development Assistance (ODA), which includes research projects funded via UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) from the ODA budget. In this blog, Eva Scholtus discusses the impact of these cuts. 

  • Last chance to submit abstracts for Anaerobes 2021 and Avian Infectious Diseases 2021

    17 May 2021

    In the coming months, Anaerobe 2021 and Avian Infectious Diseases Focused Meetings will be taking place. Anaerobe 2021 is pleased to announce a call for late-breaking abstract submissions and the deadline for Avian Infectious Diseases 2021 abstracts has been extended.  

  • Only one more week to go until the Microbiology Society Roadshow Online - Norwich

    17 May 2021

    Don’t miss out on a fantastic opportunity to join the Microbiology Society Roadshow Online, to be held on 25 May for microbiologists in Norwich.

  • Stephen Curry: winner of the Peter Wildy Prize

    14 May 2021

    Each year, the Microbiology Society awards five Prize Lectures in recognition of significant contributions to microbiology. The awards celebrate the outstanding applications of microbiology to research, education and translation and all members are invited to nominate an outstanding microbiologist for a Microbiology Society Prize. We got in touch with former Peter Wildy Prize winner, Professor Stephen Curry, Imperial College London, to ask a few questions about his award and how this has impacted his research and work since. 


Anaerobe 2021: the Microbiota and Beyond

15 Jul 2021