The 28th of March marked the first SfAM ‘Policy Corner’ at the 7th ECS Research Symposium (although not technically in a corner). Myself and Chris, supported by SfAM’s Policy Subcommittee, wanted to use this opportunity to show our early career… Read More ›
Early Career Scientists
The Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM) offers Full, International and Life Members the opportunity to give undergraduate students and recent graduates, studying microbiology as part of their degree programme, the opportunity to obtain work experience. The Student Placement Scholarship is… Read More ›
Lucy Harper, Chief Executive of the Society for Applied Microbiology spoke to Wiley about our Early Career Scientists (ECS) group. The ECS Committee organize events for ECS and Student Members at the Annual Applied Microbiology Conference and contribute to Microbiologist magazine. Lucy chats about… Read More ›
On Wednesday 15th March, five of our ECS members travelled to Westminster to represent SfAM at the RSB-organised Voice of the Future event. Set in the middle of British Science Week, this unique Q&A session gave young researchers and students the chance to grill MPs and government officials on science and engineering policy. Our policy officer, Chris, reports on the day.
For most of us, culturing bacteria is usually quick and easy. With pre-poured plates, ready-made media, purpose built flasks and shakers that stay within a fraction of a degree of the temperature you set them to, culturing cells on agar… Read More ›
The Royal College of Pathologists based in London established National Pathology Week in 2008 to raise awareness and promote the role of pathology in healthcare. A recent study commissioned by the College reported that over two thirds of people thought… Read More ›
My research focus is on the safety of indigenous fermented foods and starter culture development. The aim is to reduce the drudgery associated with local food processing operations and to develop Nigerian fermented foods to meet international safety standards. My… Read More ›