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

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

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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.

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

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

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Continuing professional development (CPD)

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

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Corporate partners

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

Bees Partnership


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

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Work for us

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