The Microbiology Society is a membership organisation for scientists who work in all areas of microbiology.
The history of the Microbiology Society.
Find out about the Society's aims and objectives, and read our vision and mission statements.
The Society is governed by a group called the Council who are legally responsible for the work of the Society.
The Society holds an Annual General Meeting and Celebration of the Society's Work.
Find out who's who at the Society.
The Microbiology Society is committed to supporting and encouraging the teaching and learning of microbiology at all levels.
Antibiotics Unearthed will give the general public, students and educators in the UK and Ireland the opportunity to work with scientists as part of a global initiative to discover new antibiotics from soil bacteria.
The Microbiology Society produce a range of resources for teaching microbiology across the key stages.
Advice and information for those interested in a career in microbiology.
Find out about the different career paths available after studying biology or microbiology.
Funds received though the Microbiology Society publication subscriptions, membership and other activities are used to support microbiology in the form of grants and prizes.
Join the Microbiology Society and become part of the largest microbiology community in Europe.
The Microbiology Society has a range of membership categories for people who would like to join the Society.
Get involved and make the most of your Microbiology Society membership.
Membership subscription renewal process for Microbiology Society members.
The Microbiology Society provides a range of benefits for its members.
Frequently asked questions about Microbiology Society membership.
Find out how to bequest funds to the Society by leaving a legacy in your Will.
The Microbiology Society holds and supports conferences and events to disseminate research knowledge and provide a forum for communication between microbiologists.
The Microbiology Society's flagship event, the Annual Conference, welcomes over 1,000 microbiologists worldwide.
Submit ideas for Microbiology Society Annual Conference sessions and Focused Meetings, or apply for a Society-Supported Conference Grant.
The Microbiology Society has a full events listing highlighting microbiology events.
The Microbiology Society publishes a series of peer-reviewed journals. We also publish a quarterly magazine, policy documents and educational materials.
The Microbiology Society journals contain high-quality research papers and topical review articles. Each journal has an editorial board that draws on the expertise of specialists worldwide.
Microbiology Today is the Microbiology Society's quarterly magazine.
Have a question about grants? Click the expandable menu below for the answers to some frequently asked questions.
Please see the Previous grant recipients page for details.
You can check your eligibility for each grant scheme on its dedicated page.
You can find information on how to apply on each grant page. The information needed varies between schemes. Please send your applications, making sure to include the name of the scheme in the subject line, to email@example.com. If email is not possible, please send your application by post to The Grants Office, Microbiology Society, Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London, WC1N 2JU, UK.
Yes – and we encourage this. You’ll be given a ‘conditional’ award and so will need evidence that your abstract is accepted to claim the funds, if your application is successful.
You can expect to receive acknowledgement of receipt of your application within five working days.
For Research Visit Grants, Education and Outreach Grants, Microbiology in Schools Fund, Harry Smith Vacation Studentships and International Development Fund applications, please expect to be notified of the outcome within eight weeks of the closing date.
For all other programmes, you will be notified within four weeks of the closing date.
Please send in evidence of your claim (this can be receipts or invoices, and evidence of your attendance) together with the appropriate claim form.
For accounts in the UK, funds will be transferred into the nominated bank account within three weeks of your payment letter.
For accounts outside of the UK, funds will be transferred into the nominated bank account within four weeks of your payment letter.
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