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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.


Join the Microbiology Society and become part of the largest microbiology community in Europe.




Latest News

  • Good news – the Member Directory is coming back!

    25 May 2017

    Members with longer standing memories may recall that the Microbiology Society used to produce a Directory that contained relevant professional information about other members: their interests and expertise, and how to contact them.

    The Directory was spoken of highly by many participants during our recent membership workshops, who described it as a useful resource for networking and a way of helping build a presence in our own microbiology ‘community’.

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  • Society elections – use your right to vote

    25 May 2017

    The ballot for the 2017 Microbiology Society elections will open on 2 June, with candidates standing for positions on Council, on committees and on Divisions. It’s important that you use your vote – those you elect will act as your representatives, guiding the Society’s activities in furtherance of its Mission: Advancing the understanding of microbiology by connecting and empowering communities worldwide.

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From the blog

  • Microbe Post has won an award!

    26 May 2017

    We got some great news yesterday – Microbe Post has won the Dr Katharine Giles award for best science blog at the ABSW Science Writers’ Awards! Needless to say, we’re chuffed to bits. Thanks so much to the ABSW and to all of you for supporting our work! We’ve had a lot of fun blogging [Continue reading …]