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The Society for General Microbiology is a membership organisation for scientists who work in all areas of microbiology.

It is the largest learned microbiological society in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools.


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  1. The Facts About Ebola - Dr Ed Wright
    The Facts About Ebola - Dr Ed Wright

    13 October 2014

    The Ebola outbreak that began earlier in the year continues to spread in West Africa, with the official death toll now over 4,000. There has been a huge amount of media coverage surrounding the virus, particularly around the likelihood that it might reach the UK. We spoke to Society Champion Dr Ed Wright, a Senior Lecturer in Medical Microbiology at the University of Westminster, to get the facts about the disease.

  2. New Public Health England report shows increase in antibiotic prescriptions
    New Public Health England report shows increase in antibiotic prescriptions

    10 October 2014

    Today, Public Health England released a new report that describes the antibiotic prescribing habits of General Practitioners (GPs) and hospitals. The report showed that there was a 6 per cent increase in antibiotic prescriptions between 2010 and 2013.

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  1. Research Councils UK highlights initiatives to tackle antimicrobial resistance

    22 October 2014

    Yesterday, Research Councils UK (RCUK) – the partnership of the UK’s seven research councils – set out the initiatives they are taking to tackle the serious issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). RCUK was responding to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s recent report Ensuring access to working antimicrobials, which highlighted the need for […]

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Upcoming Events rss

  1. Focused Meeting 2014: Infection Models to Investigate Microbial Disease and Antimicrobial Therapies

    17 - 18 Nov     London, UK

  2. Annual Conference 2015

    30 Mar - 2 Apr     ICC Birmingham, UK

  3. Irish Division Meeting 2015: Microbial Interfaces

    17 - 19 Jun     Galway, Ireland

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