Microbiology Today is the Society's magazine. Presented in a colourful and stylish layout, the lively range of features and articles also provides a valuable resource for anyone wishing to know more about current issues and research in microbiology. The content is carefully balanced to meet the needs of all Society members, as well as providing an informative and enjoyable broad interest magazine.

Today's microbiologists tend to be very specialized and they appreciate being able to keep up with other areas of their subject through the themed feature articles in each issue. Topics are chosen which aim to reflect every field in microbiology.

Regular features include:

  • Feature articles on topical themes
  • Microbiology and science news
  • Comment - for airing controversial views
  • Hot off the Press - summaries of the latest research papers
  • Meetings - in-depth previews of future SGM sessions
  • Gradline - written by and for young microbiologists
  • Outreach - describing the work of the External Relations office
  • Public Affairs - taking microbiology to parliamentarians and policy-makers
  • Going Public - members promoting microbiology
  • Schoolzone - microbiology news and activities for teachers
  • Reviews - honest appraisals of books, software and videos
  • News - grants, prizes and membership information
  • Letters and Opinions - for you, the reader, to offer your point of view

Microbiology Today also contains details of Society meetings, publications and all activities.

Microbiology Today is published every February, May, August and November. All members receive a copy as part of their annual subscription. Commercial subscriptions are also available.

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Last updated 25 May 2011


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