News from our community

Read the lastest updates from our community, including updates on our grants recipients, lecture speakers and global ambassadors here.
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21 Feb 2023
The wait is over - AMI launches its new Jobs Board!

If you’re ready to make your next career move in microbiology, Applied Microbiology International's new Jobs Board is the perfect resource for you, whether you’re hunting for a new position in academia, industry, the public sector or beyond.

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23 Jan 2023
AMI launches new mental health and wellbeing member benefit

Applied Microbiology International (AMI) is delighted to support a new mental health and well-being initiative which will see the popular Headspace App made available for free to all current and new members.

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23 Jan 2023
VIDEO: Jonathan Van-Tam fields questions from early career scientists at Applied Microbiology International Awards 2022

Former Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam delivered fascinating insights during a Q&A session with early career scientists at the Applied Microbiology International Awards 2022.

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20 Jan 2023
AMI PhD studentship awarded to Naina Korotania for work on novel phage-based biopesticides

Research at the University of Birmingham will begin in February 2023.

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16 Aug 2022
Building for the future - using metagenomics to understand agricultural soils

An International Capacity Building Fund allowed Adesiyan Ibukun Modupe to visit Germany in order to make use of the MuDoGer system.

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05 Aug 2022
The Art of Science

Kelly Capper-Parkin used an Outreach and Engagement grant to demonstrate the art found in microbiology and beyond.

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22 Jul 2022
Ice Cold in Africa: The Experiences of a Nigerian Mycoplasmologist at the Botswana National Veterinary Laboratory

A Professional Development Support Grant enabled Isaac Olorunshola to gain some valuable skills - and experience an unexpectedly cold Botswana winter!

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13 May 2022
A last chance to attend a conference after the pandemic

Weijie Zhou had given up help on attending a scientific conference before the end of their PhD, but thanks to an AMI Scientific Conference Abstract Scholarship, was able to attend an international conference!

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23 Mar 2022
The missing piece of the puzzle: cell culture in CO2

Dr Cerith Jones used an AMI Small Research Projects and Equipment grant to purchase a vital piece of equipment in their investigations into antimicrobial activity of animal feed additives.

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21 Feb 2022

Project Report to Society for Applied Microbiology by Dr Elaine Cloutman-Green and Nicola Baldwin on The Nosocomial Project

04 Feb 2022
Summer Student Placement Scholarship: crystallised knowledge

In summer 2021, Sara Lawrence got the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of a research lab, as well as fieldwork.

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02 Feb 2022
Summer Student Placement Scholarship: a chance to hone skills

The chance to find out the difference between undergraduate practical experiments and academic research was one of the most valuable insights from Eoin Barry's Summer Student Placement Scholarship.

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01 Feb 2022
Summer Student Placement Scholarship: new experiences

Victoria Wootton's project was starkly different to the experiments carried out during an undergraduate degree, gaining valuable experience thanks to an SfAM Summer Student Placement Scholarship.

01 Jan 2022
16th Congress of the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists

Pivoting to an all-online format at the last minute was a challenge, but SfAM’s support ensured we were able to deliver the best, most interactive, virtual Congress possible.

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12 Nov 2021
Summer Student Placement Scholarship: from traditional to conventional medicine

Michael Si-Hom Chau made use of an SfAM Summer Student Placement Scholarship to investigate anti-biofilm properties from medieval Welsh medicine and traditional Chinese medicine.

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19 Sep 2021
Summer Student Placement Scholarship: an invaluable opportunity

Işıl Ezman applied with their supervisor for an SfAM Summer Student Placement Scholarship

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18 Sep 2021
Summer Student Placement Scholarship: 3D printing the future

Sean Dynes made use of a Summer Student Placement Scholarship to explore how 3D printing can be used in medicine and microbiology.

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17 Sep 2021
SfAM Summer Student Placement Scholarship: growing confidence

Rachael Burton’s lab internship was at the University of Plymouth’s microbiology department with Dr Philip Warburton, funded by an SfAM Summer Studentship Grant.

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29 Jul 2021
SfAM Summer Student Placement Scholarship: an experience with AMR

Zoe Dunphy's lab internship was in Trinity College Dublin's microbiology department, funded by an SfAM Summer Studentship Grant.

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28 Jul 2021
SfAM Summer Student Placement Scholarship: exploring the world of research

Taylor Wellfare Reed looks back at their time as an SfAM Summer Student at the University of Sheffield.

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