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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

13 Feb 2019

Everything you need to know about AMR

Do people really understand antimicrobial resistance? Robert Millar breaks down the history, science and current crisis, so you don't have to.

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