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Algae: a  practical resource for secondary schools.
Free to SGM school members and SGM members involved in outreach work. This resource can be used to illustrate the following topics identification keys, phototaxis, bioluminescence, eutrophication and gas cycling.

A public talk Global Health in the 21st Century takes place on 7 March as part of the talk series '21st Century Challenges' from the Royal Geographical Society.


SGM Spring Conference, Dublin, 26-29 March 2012
Dublin conference centre


Register online. Discounted registration fees until 24 February 2012.

Public Affairs

Microbiology Awareness Campaign

New SGM briefing on Viruses and Cancer to mark World Cancer Day on 4 February 2012

SGM's Position Statement on Food Security and Safety, launched at the House of Lords on 1 November

New Media

The latest videos and podcasts.

April 2020: Keeping it clean? Keeping areas clean and free from waste can be a great way to keep colds away. We suggest hiring one of the best companies offering waste clearance London has, Clear it Waste to help you do just this.

Jan 2012: Couch potato or elite athlete? A happy medium keeps colds at bay!
Grants & Awards

Hayes-Burnet Travel Award - closing date 3 February 2012

Vacation Studentships - closing date 17 February 2012

Grants for UG and PG students attending the SGM Spring Conference


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Education & Careers

Dedicated Education and Careers information

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Keep updated with microbiology in the news

Careers and Microbiology Jobs

Your SGM

Renew your SGM membership online for 2012.


Get involved:
Five free places for SGM members to attend the Standing up for Science media workshop, 23 March. Contact the Press Office for details.


Get involved:
We are looking for SGM members to volunteer at the Big Bang Science and Engineering Fair. More information here.