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April 17, 2019
This year, the Microbiology Society’s journals will be sponsoring oral and poster prizes at conferences and meetings around the world. We will be getting to know a little bit more about the prize winners and their research.
April 16, 2019
The Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2019 took place in Belfast from 8-11 April and welcomed over 1,300 delegates from around the world. We’ve turned to Twitter to look at some of the highlights of the Conference.
March 24, 2019
What happens when a city experiences an epidemic of an unknown pathogen? This is the question we set out to answer as part of ‘Belfast on the Brink’ - an immersive, interactive experience designed for the NI Science Festival by members of the Medicine, Health and Life Sciences faculty at Queen’s University Belfast. Over 50 people attended this ticketed event, which was open to anyone over the age of eight.
March 6, 2019
In February this year, the Northern Ireland Science Festival took place. Here, Chris Proctor, PhD student at Ulster University and Microbiology Society Champion discusses his contribution to the event.
February 25, 2019
The RIVR (Recently Independent Virology Researchers), as the name would suggest, is a network of recently independent researchers (both lecturers and fellows) working in the field of virology. The group meets annually to network and share their science. This year, RIVR was held on 7-8 January at the Marriott Hotel in Leeds city centre. Becky Sumner attended the event through a bursary from the Journal of General Virology. Here, she discusses the event:
February 8, 2019
On 17-18 January, Microbiology Society member Dr Rachel Exley, lecturer at Oxford University, attended the Wellcome Trust to celebrate 10 years of e-Bug. The event focused on public education of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Here, Rachel discusses her experience at the event.
December 14, 2018
The panic that sets in just before taking the stand at a conference is all too common. Wouldn’t it be great if there was some way to get presenting experience in a relaxed, friendly environment?
November 26, 2018
On November 13 - 15th, Microbiology Society Champion Lee Sherry attended the Federation of Infection Societies Conference, or FIS, in Newcastle. Here, he discusses his experience from the meeting and how being a Society Champion complements his research career.