Soapbox Science is a public outreach platform to promote women in science. Female scientists talk about their research and interact with people of different ages and backgrounds in public areas. The idea is to decrease the barrier between scientists and… Read More ›
Allison Cartwright is the incoming web publication officer for our Early Career Scientists (ECS) group. As it’s summer, she’s been pondering salad and the microbes within. Coming from an environmental science background, I haven’t had much exposure to food microbiology…. Read More ›
The media has recently been awash with news of the 31-year old man who went for a swim in the Gulf of Mexico with a new tattoo featuring the words ‘Jesus Is my Life’. Three days later, he was admitted… Read More ›
Katie Beckett from Regulatory Delivery joined us at Policy Lunchbox to shed some light on Access and Benefit Sharing of genetic resources. Since 22 May 2016, the UK has been Party to the heftily-titled ‘Nagoya Protocol on Access to… Read More ›
The Environmental Microbiology Annual Lecture invites prominent scientists to drive debate and highlight important and inspiring topics in microbiology.
The Society for Microbiology (SfAM) Microbiome and human health meeting in April rides the current zeitgeist for feverish interest in all aspects of the microbiome. SfAM is delighted to present a conference that’s satisfying this curiosity of with a programme that’s varied,… 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.