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The Microbiology Society is a membership organisation for scientists who work in all areas of microbiology.

It is the largest learned microbiological society in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools.


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  1. Microbiology Society responds to the 2015 Spending Review

    26 November 2015

    Yesterday the Chancellor delivered his long-awaited Spending Review and Autumn Statement to Parliament. Headline figures included a commitment to protecting the £4.7 billion science budget in real terms up to 2020/21. This figure includes a new £1.5 billion Global Challenges fund to ensure UK science takes the lead in addressing the problems faced by developing countries whilst developing its ability to deliver cutting-edge research.

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  2. Society briefs policy-makers on the role of microbiology in climate change

    25 November 2015

    Today, the Microbiology Society launched our latest parliamentary briefing, entitled Microbiology and Climate Change. In this new document, we outline the roles that micro-organisms play in the production of greenhouse gases, and how climate change may alter global patterns of infectious diseases, among others.

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From the blog

  1. Microbe Talk: November 2015

    26 November 2015

    How could you convert the dust, leaves and cigarettes that litter the side of the road into something useful and valuable? In this month’s podcast, we spoke to Dr Angela Murray from the University of Birmingham about using microbes to turn waste products into high-end products. We hear about a patented technology to convert road dust into [continue reading …]


Upcoming Events rss

  1. Annual Conference 2016

    21 - 24 Mar     ACC Liverpool, UK

  2. Focused Meeting 2016: Molecular Biology of Archaea 5

    1 - 3 Aug     London, UK

  3. Focused Meeting 2016: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of Avian Viruses

    27 - 29 Sep     London, UK

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