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Champions events and activities

Here's just a taste of what our Champions have been up to over the past few months. They have organised a range of activities and events, in partnerships with other organisations and through the Society too.

1st International Blastocystis Symposium, Ankara, Turkey

1st International Blastocystis Symposium, Ankara

Our Champion in Turkey helped organise the 1st International Blastocystis Symposium at Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey, and used it to promote the Society.

Image credit: Ikbal Agah Ince


Micro talks, Glasgow, UK

Microtalks, Glasgow

A series of "micro talks" was organised by our Glasgow-based Champion, as part of the Glasgow Science Festival in 2015.


Clinical infection talk, London, UK

Clinical infection talk, London

As part of their regular staff meeting programme, a London-based Champion arranged for a clinical infection talk to staff at a major London hospital.

Image credit: Imperial College London


Microbiology pub quiz, Dundee, UK

Pub quiz, Dundee

One of the most popular events was a microbiology-themed pub quiz in Dundee.


Brewing demonstration, Dublin, Ireland

Brewing demonstration, Dublin

Hot on the heels of the pub quiz came a brewing demonstration and public engagement event, held over two days and organised by our Champion in Dublin.

Image credit: Tadhg O'Croinin


Town hall meetings, across the UK

Town hall meetings

Several Champions have helped organise a number of 'town hall' meetings to consult with members in Glasgow, Nottingham and Dublin.

Image credit: Microbiology Society


Houses of Parliament policy event, London, UK

Houses of Parliament

Champions were also present to support the Society's input into a policy event at  the Houses of Parliament.

Image credit: Microbiology Society


Research symposium, Norwich, UK

Research symposium, Norwich Research Park

Around 70 postgraduate students attended a research symposium at Norwich Research Park, organised by our Champion based there.

Image credit: Alistair Walsham


Antibiotics Unearthed pilot events, Suffolk and Surrey, UK

Small World Initiative

Several Champions were actively involved in supporting the Society's Antibiotics Unearthed outreach and public engagement events.

Image credit: Microbiology Society


Schools, open days and freshers' events, across the UK

Schools and freshers

Plus, Champions have been actively involved in bringing microbiology in to schools, holding open days, support freshers' events, and much more!

Image credit: Laura Bennett


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