Awards and prizes

SfAM recognises the accomplishments of scientists and public figures in our key priority areas and on a range of microbiology issues.

Microbiological innovations and achievements are deeply embedded in global life — in the economy, in governmental policy decisions, and in the reaches of human imagination.

SfAM recognises the accomplishments of scientists and public figures in our key priority areas and on a range of microbiology issues.

The Society has several awards and special lectures that highlight these individuals and allow a platform for them to share their work.

WH Pierce prize

Instituted to commemorate the late WH (Bill) Pierce, this prestigious award is given to a microbiologist who has made a substantial contribution to applied microbiology.

Fellowship

Fellowship to the Society is a prestigious award given to those who have changed the face of microbiology or science as a whole.

Award lecture series

The Society runs several lecture series that allow distinguished scientists to present their work and drive debate.