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April 30, 2021
Join Matt and Laura for this special episode of the podcast where they reflect on what took place during the Microbiology Society's Annual Conference Online 2021.
April 6, 2021
On 21–27 March, the Microbiology Society hosted Candida and Candidiasis 2021. We’ve turned to Twitter to take a look back at the highlights of the digital event.
March 8, 2021
In this blog, we discuss the upcoming Candida and Candidiasis 2021 Focused Meeting with Professor Geraldine Butler. Professor Butler is based at the School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science at University College in Dublin and is a member of the organising committee of the Candida and Candidiasis meeting.
January 22, 2021
In November 2020, the Microbiology Society held a one-week digital event series to celebrate the impact of microbiologists’ past, present and future. The event, called ‘Why Microbiologists Matter,’ included a two-day Fleming Showcase in celebration of the Society’s 75th Anniversary. The showcase included a series of guest lectures from outstanding microbiologists and five-minute thesis presentations from early career microbiologists. Here, the speakers answer some of the questions submitted after their talks.
December 7, 2020
On 23–26 November 2020, the Microbiology Society hosted Why Microbiologists Matter: a digital celebration of the journeys of our members’, a one-week digital event series designed to explore the impact of microbiologists’ past, present and future. We’ve turned to Twitter to take a look back at the day and the event highlights.
September 24, 2020
In this blog, Raphael Galleh, Doctoral Researcher at the School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, discusses his research into the microbiology of gum disease. Raphael presented his poster ‘Testing for novel inhibitors of periodontitis-associated sialidases’ at the Early Career Microbiologists' Forum Online event this July.
September 21, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed how we live and work. For scientists, this means that for the time being conferences have had to change. At the Microbiology Society, we recently held an online conference for early career microbiologists. In this month’s episode, Matt talks to Meaghan Castledine, a PhD student who spoke at the conference. They discuss how she got into microbiology, what it was like presenting at an online conference, and where her research is going next.
August 21, 2020
Last month, on 29 July, the Microbiology Society hosted a one day online workshop to support ongoing and future research around the pandemic. It was a fantastic event, headed by an organising committee of Professor Peter O’Hare, Professor Mark Harris, Professor Paul Kellam, Dr Steve Griffin and Dr Lindsay Broadbent. In this episode, Laura speaks with Lindsay, Steve and Peter about the day and how, going forward, we hope to continue to support the microbiology community in tackling the pandemic.