Feature Articles

Lettuce enjoy our bacteria

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 ›

EMI Lectures

The Environmental Microbiology Annual Lecture invites prominent scientists to drive debate and highlight important and inspiring topics in microbiology.

March for Science

On Saturday 22 April, all over the UK, scientists, researchers and the rightfully concerned will march in solidarity with their colleagues in Washington DC and across America. They’re taking to the streets and attending rallies to defend their work in… Read More ›

Applying Microbiology to Policy

  On 22 March, we convened the inaugural meeting of the new SfAM Policy Subcommittee, here at Charles Darwin House. Chris, the Society’s policy officer, recounts the meeting. One step beyond Kicking off the first meeting of our Policy Subcommittee,… Read More ›

The Microbiome and human health

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 ›

Hearing the Voice of the Future

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.