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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

16 May 2019

EMI Lecture 2019: Professor Juan Luis Ramos

The double life of Pseudomonas putida: ubiquitous soil bacteria and useful microbial chassis.

Environmental Microbiology     News

14 May 2019

SAFEWATER for everyone

How important is clean water to global health? Dr Bill Snelling and the SAFEWATER team talk to students to raise awareness.

Microbiological environmental monitoring & control   Environmental Microbiology   Bioremediation to clean air, water & soils   Water microbiology     Article

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

30 Jan 2019

Can you hear the Silent Spring?

The warnings to be found in Rachel Carson's Silent Spring makes us wonder if we're eradicating too many insects and microbes.

Environmental Microbiology   Soil microbiology   Antimicrobial resistance     Blog

18 Dec 2018

Sir David Attenborough Fellowship Award Podcast

Environmental Microbiology     Podcast

22 Nov 2018

At home with microbes

As an ECS Committee Member looks to enter the truly grown-up world of home-owner, she started to ponder what microbes were in her current family home and how these will differ from those in the house she will buy.

Microbiological environmental monitoring & control   Environmental Microbiology     Blog

19 Nov 2018

Former naturopath and coral scientist share John Maddox prize

A scientist who's documenting the grim decimation of the world’s coral reefs and a former naturopath turned whistle-blower on the alternative therapy industry have been jointly awarded the 2018 John Maddox Prize for their courage in promoting science and evidence

Environmental Microbiology   Education   Water microbiology     News

15 Nov 2018

Science policy briefing: The marine microbiome

The marine microbiome is the diverse community of microorganisms found in oceans and other marine environments. This briefing covers threats to marine microbes and their potential uses for industry.

Environmental Microbiology   Bioremediation to clean air, water & soils   Biotechnology  

24 Oct 2018

Microbes in Space

Alli Cartwright, SfAM's ECS Publications Officer looks at the galactic intersection between space travel and microbiology.

Environmental Microbiology   Antimicrobial resistance     Blog

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