Tips for presentations

Allison Cartwright is our ECS Events Officer. Here, she gives practical tips for presenting your work to a live audience.  There comes a time in everyone’s course or job where they hear the word ‘presentation’. For some this causes panic…. Read More ›

Recent Posts

  • A Year Without Antibiotics

    Professor Brendan Gilmore (Queen’s University Belfast) answers the question. “What would a year without antibiotics look like?” Grim? Certainly. Apocalyptic? Probably not. Antibiotics have been one of the most transformational discoveries in mankind’s history. Few drugs can make the impressive… Read More ›

  • TweetChat: AMR: the science behind the headlines

    On Wednesday 15 November 2017 (15:00-16:00 GMT), the Biochemical Society, British Pharmacological Society and Sense about Science’s VoYS network will be holding a TweetChat for World Antibiotic Awareness Week to explore the science behind the headlines of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) stories recently published in the… Read More ›

  • 2017 EMI lecture by Rino Rappuoli

    The annual EMI lecture 2017 was presented by Professor Rino Rappuoli, Chief Scientist & Head of External Research and Development (R&D) at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Vaccines. Known globally for his work in vaccines and immunology, he co-founded the field of cellular… Read More ›

  • Vaccines for a 21st century society

    The annual EMI lecture 2017 was presented by Professor Rino Rappuoli, Chief Scientist & Head of External Research and Development (R&D) at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Vaccines. Known globally for his work in vaccines and immunology, he co-founded the field of cellular… Read More ›

  • SfAM editor receives royal honour

    Professor Willem de Vos has received the Order of the Netherlands Lion for his contribution to science, in particular, his work in biotechnology. De Vos is currently on the editorial board of Environmental Microbiology & Environmental Microbiology Report and a… Read More ›

  • Leptospirosis hits Puerto Rico- but what is it?

    In the month after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has reported at least 76 cases of suspected and confirmed leptospirosis, including a handful of fatalities, said Dr. Carmen Deseda, the state epidemiologist for Puerto Rico. Two deaths involving leptospirosis have been… Read More ›

  • Antibiotic resistance

    Enterococcus faecalis

    Allison Cartwright is our ECS Events Officer. Ahead of our 3rd Antimicrobial Resistance Conference in collaboration with the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Royal Society of Chemistry, she looks at one of the biggest threats facing our healthcare system today. … Read More ›

  • Microorganisms: top of the rots

    Allison Cartwright is Events Officer for our Early Career Scientists (ECS) group. Here, she ponders how microbes get busy during autumn as a vital component for decay.  As autumn approaches and the trees start to lose their leaves, microbes and… Read More ›

  • Maintaining collaborations after Brexit

    The UK Government is seeking an “ambitious agreement” for future science collaboration with the European Union. So, what’s on the agenda and what can you do to help?