• Meet the Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Finalists: Ellen Harrison

    September 29, 2022

    The Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Prize is awarded by the Society each year. The prize recognises and rewards excellence in science communication by a Microbiology Society member who is a postgraduate student or postdoctoral researcher, having gained their PhD in the last two years.

    Finalists shortlisted from oral and poster presentations at Annual Conference 2022 will present their research at the Society Showcase on the 5th of October. In the run up to the event, we will be meeting the finalists and getting to know a bit about each of them and their work.

  • Genomes of Microbiomes – a view from Twitter

    September 28, 2022

    Genomes of Microbiomes took place on 15–16 September 2022 at the Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre, Birmingham, UK. In this blog, we take a look at the highlights on Twitter.

  • Microbe Talk: Investigating the spread of Antimicrobial Resistance genes

    September 27, 2022

    In this episode of Microbe Talk Charlie talks to Dr Fiona Walsh about her team's research into how widespread plasmids carrying antimicrobial resistance genes are around the world, and what we can do about it. 

    The paper discussed is published in Microbial Genomics and is available to read online now. 

  • Meet the Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Finalists: Clodagh Carr

    September 26, 2022

    The Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Prize is awarded by the Society each year. The prize recognises and rewards excellence in science communication by a Microbiology Society member who is a postgraduate student or postdoctoral researcher, having gained their PhD in the last two years.

    Finalists shortlisted from oral and poster presentations at Annual Conference 2022 will present their research at the Society Showcase on the 5th of October. In the run up to the event, we will be meeting the finalists and getting to know a bit about each of them and their work.

  • Meet the Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Finalists: Brindha Gap-Gaupool

    September 22, 2022

    The Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Prize is awarded by the Society each year. The prize recognises and rewards excellence in science communication by a Microbiology Society member who is a postgraduate student or postdoctoral researcher, having gained their PhD in the last two years.

    Finalists shortlisted from oral and poster presentations at Annual Conference 2022 will present their research at the Society Showcase on the 5th of October. In the run up to the event, we will be meeting the finalists and getting to know a bit about each of them and their work.

  • Peer Review Week: Research integrity through collaborative and transparent peer review

    September 19, 2022

    This year’s Peer Review Week focuses on research integrity and the role of reviewers in upholding it. Following a peer review workshop held by the Microbiology Society at the Early Career Microbiologists’ (ECM) Summer Conference 2022, we asked attendees how they found the session and discussed the value of transparent peer review, as well as its potential challenges for Editors. 
     
     

  • Meet the Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Finalists: Bethany Pettifor

    September 19, 2022

    The Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Prize is awarded by the Society each year. The prize recognises and rewards excellence in science communication by a Microbiology Society member who is a postgraduate student or postdoctoral researcher, having gained their PhD in the last two years.

    Finalists shortlisted from oral and poster presentations at Annual Conference 2022 will present their research at the Society Showcase on the 5th of October. In the run up to the event, we will be meeting the finalists and getting to know a bit about each of them and their work.

  • Meet the Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Finalists: Alix Lee

    September 15, 2022

    The Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Prize is awarded by the Society each year. The prize recognises and rewards excellence in science communication by a Microbiology Society member who is a postgraduate student or postdoctoral researcher, having gained their PhD in the last two years.

    Finalists shortlisted from oral and poster presentations at Annual Conference 2022 will present their research at the Society Showcase on the 5th of October. In the run up to the event, we will be meeting the finalists and getting to know a bit about each of them and their work.

  • British Yeast Group 2022 – a view from Twitter

    September 14, 2022

    British Yeast Group 2022: From Genomes to Cells took place on 7–9 September 2022 and was held at the University College London, UK. In this blog, we take a look at the highlights on Twitter. 

  • ECM Forum Summer Conference 2022: Access Microbiology poster prize winners

    September 13, 2022

    The 2022 Early Career Microbiologists (ECM) Forum Summer Conference took place in July, returning to its in person annual meeting format in Sheffield following a two-year hiatus due to the global health crisis. At the meeting, we awarded two poster prizes, sponsored by our open research platform Access Microbiology.