The Microbiology Society is a membership organisation for scientists who work in all areas of microbiology.
Find out about the Society's aims and objectives, and read our vision and mission statements.
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's Antibiotics Unearthed Citizen Science Project will engage the public with the global issue of antimicrobial resistance and address some of the challenges associated with the discovery of antibiotics.
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.
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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.
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.
Have a question about membership? Click the expandable menu below for the answers to some frequently asked questions.
Yes, you can join online. You need to first create an online account here. Once you have done this, you can then join, renew and update your details. Please note, you can currently only pay by card online.
Currently no. If you wish to pay by Direct Debit, please contact the Membership Office.
If you currently pay your subscription by Direct Debit you do not need to do anything to renew it. We will advise you before the payment is taken in case there are any changes you wish to make to your membership for the following year.
If you would like to change the way you pay your subscription please contact the Membership Office.
If you would like to change your membership category please contact the Membership Office. Please note, we will usually make changes at the end of your current year's membership.
There may be several reasons this is happening. It is best to contact the Membership Office and let them know the circumstances, and they will resolve it.
You will need to request a new password, which you can do by clicking on the 'Forgotten Password' button in the login area.
A full list of grants, their eligibility criteria and a timetable for applying can be found on the Grants section of our website.
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