PhD Studentship 2023

SfAM wishes to support projects that will further the science of applied microbiology and undertake ambitious and novel research with a primary focus on tackling one of the Society’s significant challenges set out in the current strategy.


Details of this grant's application process will appear on 1 July 2022.


Stories of previous SfAM PhD students

Sea sponges under the sea
08 May 2018
Deep sea sponges- the future of antimicrobials?

Marine sponges and the deep-sea ecosystem are comparatively under-studied and under-exploited compared with life in shallower waters – but a team of scientists from the University of Plymouth are identifying and developing potential new antimicrobials produced by the microbiome of sponges which live deep beneath the ocean surface.