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The Microbiology Society is a membership organisation for scientists who work in all areas of microbiology.

It is the largest learned microbiological society in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools.


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Latest News

  • Sara Kenney awarded Microbiology in Society Award for Surgeon X project

    22 June 2017

    The Microbiology Society are delighted to announce that the recipient of the 2017 Microbiology in Society Award is Sara Kenney to support her ongoing Surgeon X project.

    The Microbiology in Society Award is presented annually to an individual or organisation for education, outreach or public engagement work that promotes the art and science of microbiology. Projects are awarded based on their ability to inspire and educate people about microbiology, allowing them to make informed decisions recognising the importance of microbiology.

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  • Focused Meeting 2017: Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health

    13 June 2017

    The Microbiology Society is pleased to announce the world renowned speakers who have confirmed their participation at the Society’s Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health Focused Meeting, taking place between 29–30 August 2017 at Maynooth University, Co. Kildare, Ireland. This meeting will bring together microbiologists and government agencies from Ireland, the UK and further afield.

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From the blog

  • Microbiology Society Fleming Prize 2017: Professor Stephen Baker

    19 June 2017

    Earlier this year, Professor Stephen Baker from the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was awarded the Microbiology Society’s Fleming Prize at our Annual Conference. In this post, Dr Freya Harrison gives us an overview of the talk, entitled ‘The collateral damage of antimicrobial access in Asia’. You can [Continue reading …]