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Fellowship Award 2019 - Professor Dame Sally Davies


15 Oct 2019 TBC London, UK

Environmental Microbiology Lecture 2019



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05 Apr 2019

CMO Dame Sally Davies given SfAM Fellowship

The Executive Committee of the Society for Applied Microbiology is delighted to announce Professor Dame Sally Davies as our 2019 SfAM Fellow.


02 Apr 2019

SfAM publishes data on Executive Committee gender

The Society for Applied Microbiology publishes historical diversity data on the Society's Executive Committee

21 Mar 2019

Tap water- source of bacterial contamination?

New study in Journal of Applied Microbiology examines presence of microbes in tap water from homes and office buildings.

News  Water microbiology 

13 Mar 2019

WH Pierce 2019: Lindsay Hall

This year's WH Pierce Prize winner is....

News  Medical Microbiology  Antimicrobial resistance  Pharmaceutical Microbiology 

06 Mar 2019

British Science Association Media Fellowships

Positions in the media are notoriously diificult to access. That's just one of the reasons SfAM supports the British Science Association Media Fellowships.

21 Feb 2019

Sepsis test offers hope for the future

Researchers at University of Strathclyde hope experimental 2.5-minute sepsis test could save lives

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