Feature Articles

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Antibiotic resistance

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 ›

Happy helminths

Jennie French is our ECS Publications Officer and is studying for a Microbiology BSc. Here she ponders the potential of parasites.  I’d like to talk about the possibility of using parasites, mainly helminths, as treatments against immune disorders such as… Read More ›

Learning to love listeria

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 Students into Work Grant… Read More ›