Honorary Fellowship

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

Our most prestigious award, Fellowship of Applied Microbiology International is granted to those who have made a significant contribution to advancing microbiology and science as a whole.

Recipients of this award may be prominent microbiologists, leaders in business, industry, or public figures who have been influencial in the field of microbiology.

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02 Aug 2023
Professor James Prosser

Applied Microbiology International (AMI) is delighted to announce their 2023 Honorary Fellowship will be awarded to James Prosser, Emeritus Professor in Environmental Microbiology in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Aberdeen.

29 Nov 2022
Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam

Former UK Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Sir 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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28 Oct 2021
Professor Dame Anne Glover

For her work in developing microbiology as a field and discipline, Professor Dame Anne Glover was awarded the 2021 AMI Fellowship.

Prof Jennifer Doudna
14 Mar 2020
Professor Jennifer Doudna

Her co-discovery of CRISPR-Cas9 genetic engineering technology, with collaborator, French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier, has changed human and agricultural genomics research forever.

Prof Dame Sally Davies
18 Jun 2019
Professor Dame Sally Davies

Dame Sally’s efforts to place the UK at the forefront of the fight against antibiotic resistant bacteria have been second to none, influencing government policy, helping to commission the O’Neill report and championing antibiotic stewardship.

Sir David Attenborough
28 Nov 2018
Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough is the United Kingdom’s best-loved naturalist and natural history broadcaster.

Lord Jim O'Neill
06 Jun 2018
Lord Jim O'Neill

The Fellowship was in recognition of his passion for finding a solution to the global challenge of AMR and the continuing impact of the O’Neill Review.