Raising the profile of microbiology
There are many ways you can gain experience, contribute and get involved with outreach activities
- Use our resources to run an event
- If you are a member, become a Microbiology Society Champion
- Apply for one of our Education and Outreach Grants
What is in it for you?
- Looks great on your CV - Attractive for future employers
- Experience and knowledge - Often the best way to gain experience or applied and practical work in your area. Whilst daunting, it could be the best thing you do for your research and your future career
- Confidence - If public speaking is terrifying, outreach projects/work can help build the confidence you need
- New skills - Organising an event or creating an activity can build on existing skills whilst developing new skills which will be of use in the future
- Creativity - Most public engagment requires a certain level of creativity, it is a useful tool for researchers
- Networking opportunities - Taking yourself outside of your ordinary working environment can often result in new contacts, collaborations, new jobs and even media opportunities
As a Society, we support our members and their engagement activities. If you are interested in finding out more about how you can get involved, contact us today.