“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." — Confucius


SfAM members gain access to a wide range of grants to assist in the costs associated with carrying out microbiology and associated activities such as attending conferences and outreach.


SfAM has a wide and varied event calendar, Find all the information about our events on this page.

Public engagement

The public engagement strategy of SfAM focuses on our commitment to encourage and support projects that raise awareness of the place of microbiology in the world around us.


We run and promote numerous workshops to assist in your professional and academic development.


SfAM is building a library of mentors and individuals who wish to be mentored.

Continuing professional development (CPD)

SfAM currently offers accreditation for all of its events to registered attendees, regardless of membership status or career stage.

Corporate partners

Do you think your business would benefit from partnering with SfAM? Find out more about becoming a corporate member.


By working with other organisations, we can better serve our members and the public.

Work for us

We have a variety of opportunities for you to get involved with SfAM.