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21 Sep 2023
Edie uncovers how microbes can shine light on dirt bike vandalism

For her AMI-sponsored Summer Placement, forensic science student Edie Holmes joined a team investigating whether microbial profiling could be used to link dirt bikes to vandalised sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs). Here’s what happened.

17 Sep 2023

01 Sep 2023

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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.

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10 Jul 2023
Annual Report 2022

13 Jun 2023
Electromicrobiology conference sparks Sustainable Microbiology themed collection

12 Jun 2023
Gene deletion toolkit makes pathogen easier to study

Scientists have created a toolkit to delete genes in Achromobacter, making the deadly bacterium tractable for research purposes.

07 Jun 2023
Microbiome takes centre stage at keynote lecture

A fascinating talk on microbiome disruption and restoration was delivered by Dr Martin Blaser for the Ashford Memorial Lecture 2023.

31 May 2023
Peat bog microbes could be deployed to break down plastic pollution

Microbes discovered in a peat bog could be used to break down plastic pollution, research being carried out at Queen’s University Belfast has revealed.

16 May 2023
AMI is finalist in two 2023 Memcom Excellence Awards

Applied Microbiology International is celebrating after being shortlisted for two awards at the 2023 Memcom Excellence Awards, which recognise the best of the membership sector.

12 May 2023
Microbiology journal recruits first intake of Junior Editors in drive to nurture early careers talent

The peer-reviewed journal Letters in Applied Microbiology is recruiting its first intake of Junior Editors as part of its new drive to nurture early careers talent.

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31 Mar 2023
AMI response to HoC Science Innovation & Technology Committees inquiry - emerging diseases and learnings from Covid-19

29 Mar 2023
AMI journal authors to be offered free membership

Applied Microbiology International (AMI) has announced it will be giving back to its journal authors by offering them a year’s free membership.

27 Mar 2023
Doing something scary every week

Professor James Ebdon reveals his experience of pitching bacteriophages to the Commons Science and Technology Committee.

23 Mar 2023
AMI Trustee Dr Emmanuel Adukwu wins major RSB teaching accolade

Applied Microbiology International is celebrating after trustee Dr Emmanuel Adukwu was awarded the Royal Society of Biology’s Higher Education Bioscience Teacher of the Year award for 2023.

15 Mar 2023
AMI young scientist turns spotlight on government science policy

Applied Microbiology International (AMI) member Shamik Roy was among a group of young scientists and engineers who quizzed government representatives at the Voice of the Future event this week.

13 Mar 2023
Deep sea sponges yield new bacterial strains that may battle pathogens

Researchers who scoured deep sea sponges in search of novel antimicrobial compounds have discovered several bacterial strains that are effective against a variety of pathogens.

03 Mar 2023
AMI welcomes prospect of Horizon re-entry following Brexit deal

Applied Microbiology International (AMI) has welcomed the EU Commission President’s recent mention of starting work on associating the UK to the €100bn (£88.6bn) Horizon Europe programme.

21 Feb 2023
Regulatory pathway needs to be developed to make the most of phages: AMI

A regulatory pathway needs to be developed if the UK is to reap the benefits of bacteriophage therapy, Applied Microbiology International (AMI) has warned.

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21 Feb 2023
Extreme edge - our interview with Sustainable Microbiology's first Editor-in-Chief David Pearce

David Pearce, inaugural Editor-in-Chief of Sustainable Microbiology (SMI), the latest scientific journal launched by Applied Microbiology International, talks adaptability, environmental microbiology and life at a polar research station.

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