Main Menu

  1. Home
  2. About
  3. Policy
  4. Education & Outreach
  5. Careers
  6. News
  7. Grants & Prizes
  8. Membership
  9. Events
  10. Publications

Policy documents

  1. Ash dieback

    November 2012

    Ash dieback is an infectious disease of ash trees caused by a microscopic fungus, Chalara fraxinea.

  2. Legionnaires' disease

    September 2012

    Watch the Hot Topic Lecture: Legionnaires' disease - dead legs and shower heads, which featured at the Society for General Microbiology Autumn Conference held at University of Warwick, 3-5 September 2012.

  3. Malaria

    August 2012

    Malaria is an infectious disease caused by a single-celled parasitic organism, Plasmodium, which infects the blood and liver.

  4. Couch potato or elite athlete?

    July 2012

    Watch Mike Gleeson's talk: Fighting Fit - how exercise affects your immunity and susceptibility to infection

  5. Schmallenberg

    March 2012

    Watch the Hot Topic Lecture Schmallenberg virus - fact from fiction, which featured at the Society for General Microbiology Spring Conference 2012 held at the Convention Centre Dublin, 26-29 March 2012.

  6. Tuberculosis

    February 2012

    Tuberculosis is a bacterial disease that caused illness in an estimated 8.8 million people globally in 2010 and led to 1.45 million deaths.

  7. Viruses and cancer

    January 2012

    Viruses and Cancer: Worldwide, viruses are associated with the development of around 15% of cancers. In 2010, viruses were found to be linked to around 9,750 (3%) cancer cases in the UK, with human papillomavirus (HPV) responsible for around half of these.

Subscribe to RSS

Use of Cookies

This site uses cookies to help make it more useful and reliable. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.
You can find out more by reading our cookie policy.