Microbiology is fundamental to global policy issues as diverse as energy, food security, and health, providing both societal and economic benefits. The Microbiology Society aims to promote a better understanding of microbes, and highlight the important role of microbiologists to policy-makers, opinion-formers and the public. The Society proactively informs policy, and engages with key global issues that are of interest to our members.
The Society prioritises its focus on microbiology-relevant global issues on the current policy agenda or policy horizon. Current policy priorities are: