We offer slightly different membership options catered to those who live outside of the UK.
SfAM has members in over 70 countries around the world.
The purpose of the International Capacity Building (ICB) Fund is to provide resources to enhance education and training of applied microbiology in developing countries.
"Microbiology literacy needs to become part of the world citizen job description." - Ken Timmis
Cara works to help at-risk academics facing discrimination, persecution, suffering and violence around the world, and to advance education by supporting academics and their educational institutions whose continuing work is at risk or compromised.
Some of our international activities:
Dr Katie Laird and her team talk about the Germ's Journey project - that started out as a children's book and has grown into an international public engagement initiative.
Dr Chioma Blaise Chikere was awarded the SfAM President's Fund Grant earlier this year. Find out how this has furthered her career.
The Society for Applied Microbiology contributed to an evidence submission from the Campaign for Science and Engineering to the Migration Advisory Committee's consultation on the impact of international students in the UK
Katie Beckett from Regulatory Delivery joined us at Policy Lunchbox to shed some light on Access and Benefit Sharing of genetic resources.
Funmilola Ayeni’s visit to Bologna was funded by the SfAM International Capacity Building Fund. This grant provides resources for training and education in microbiology in developing countries. Funmilola tells us how this fund helped their research.
Chioma Amadi’s knowledge exchange was funded by the SfAM International Capacity Building Fund. This grant provides resources for training and education in microbiology in developing countries. Chioma gives us a quick report and tells us how they used this fund.
Dr Bill Snelling’s water research in Mexico was funded by a Society of Microbiology (SfAM) International Capacity Building Fund. This grant provides resources for training and education in microbiology in developing countries. Dr Bill Snelling tells us why this fund was important to him.
Marwan Hussain's study in the UK was co-funded by the Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM) International Capacity Building Grant and the Council for At-Risk Academics (Cara). He shares why it was important to him.