Microbiology Society Roadshow 2019 - Dublin

23 Oct - Moyne Institute, Department of Microbiology, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, College Green, Dublin , Ireland



As part of our commitment to developing, expanding and strengthening the vast networks and opportunities available to our members and local communities, the Microbiology Society is pleased to announce the latest event led by our President, Professor Judith Armitage, as she continues her journey around the UK and Ireland.

The event will take place on Wednesday 23 October 2019, in the Moyne Lecture Theatre, Moyne Institute, Department of Microbiology, Trinity College Dublin from 15:00–17:00.

There will be two short presentations including by Professor Judith Armitage, who will highlight the role of women and diversity in Science as well as her own achievements.

By attending this event, you will have a unique opportunity to:
  • meet the President, Professor Judith Armitage
  • engage in interactive topical related discussions
  • network with local like-minded individuals
  • find out why microbiology and being part of the Microbiology Society matters
  • learn how you can get more involved in Society activities, including our 75th Anniversary in 2020
  • meet the Microbiology Society team

ALL roadshow events are FREE to anyone who would like to attend and include light refreshments. Early registration is recommended as places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Who should attend?

Anyone working in or with an interest in microbiology and wanting to find out more about the Microbiology Society.

Should you have any further enquiries, please contact Erin Taylor at [email protected] or call +44 (0)20 7685 2672.


                               14:45 – 15:00

Registration and welcome refreshments
15:00 – 15:10

Opening welcome and overview

Professor Charles Dorman, Chair of Microbiology, Moyne Institute, Trinity College Dublin

15:10 – 15:20

Why the Microbiology Society Matters

Peter Cotgreave, Chief Executive

15:20 – 16:00

Women and Diversity in Science

Professor Judith Armitage, President

16:00 – 17:00

Networking session

An opportunity to talk in more depth with local like-minded people, talk about how you can get more involved with the Society and ask the President any questions you might have.

Refreshments will be served.

17:00     Close and thank you




Professor Judith Armitage

Professor Judith Armitage FRS, is from the University of Oxford and is currently President of the Microbiology Society. Her Presidency runs for three years and began on 1 January 2019. Judy joined the Society as a PhD student in the early 1970s. She is a bacterial physiologist using interdisciplinary approaches to study bacterial behavior. She was an editor of the Journal of Bacteriology for 10 years and is currently one of the two Editors in Chief of Current Opinions in Microbiology. She is a member of EMBO, a Fellow of the American Society of Microbiology and the Royal Society of Biology. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2013.



Registration is now open. Please book early to avoid disappointment as places are limited.

Register today by emailing [email protected]

Upon registration you should receive a confirmation email. Please contact the Member Engagement Team if you have not received confirmation within 24 hours of registering.



Moyne Lecture Theatre
Moyne Institute, Department of Microbiology
Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin
College Green
Dublin 2, Ireland