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07 Jun 2019

5 reasons to attend a conference

Why go to an academic conference? Robert Millar shares his top five reasons.

Education   Undergraduate and above     Blog

30 May 2019

Microbes - part of our DNA

Alli Cartwright investigates the fascinating connections between microbes and our DNA.

Role of microbes in veterinary medicine or animal taxonomy     Blog

24 May 2019

A voice for Africa at Canadian Microbiome conference

Dr Chioma Blaise Chikere was awarded the SfAM President's Fund Grant earlier this year. Find out how this has furthered her career.

Environmental Microbiology     Blog

20 May 2019

STI Testing: At-Home Edition

Are STI home-testing kits the answer to an increasingly stretched sexual health service?

Medical Microbiology   Microbial pathogenesis & epidemiology     Blog

10 May 2019


Allison's fascination for insects left her wondering about their microbiomes. What would happen to these microbes if the insects become extinct?

Agricultural Microbiology   Environmental Microbiology   Antimicrobials     Blog

26 Apr 2019

Lindsey Fitzharris- The Butchering Art

In The Butchering Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris recreates a critical turning point in the history of medicine, when Joseph Lister transformed surgery from a brutal, harrowing practice to the safe, vaunted profession we know today.

Education     Blog

19 Mar 2019

International capacity building grant

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.

Education     Blog

06 Mar 2019

British Science Association Media Fellowships

Positions in the media are notoriously diificult to access. That's just one of the reasons SfAM supports the British Science Association Media Fellowships.

Education     Blog

04 Mar 2019

Scicomm Vs the public

Robert Millar looks at the pitfalls and positives of sharing the wonders of science with the world at large.

Education     Blog

28 Feb 2019

Nosocomial- a Healthcare Scientist's perspective

SfAM spoke to to Elaine Cloutman-Green about Nosocomial- a devised play about AMR, diagnosis and the unseen work of healthcare scientists.

Education   Antimicrobial resistance     Blog

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