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Policy Lunchbox: The Commons Library – Informing Parliamentary Debate

Having good government and policy-making relies on having well-informed Members of Parliament (MPs). Working on diverse issues, often outside their own expertise, MPs must be able to effectively hold the Government to account, suggest and scrutinise legislation, and represent their … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Links Day 2015

A few weeks ago, the Society attended Parliamentary Links Day 2015, an event organised by the Society of Biology that brings together researchers, learned societies and parliamentarians. We went along with some of our members, one of whom is Arikana Massiah, … Continue reading

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Best of the blog 2014

It’s almost time for us to say goodbye to 2014 and wave a big hello to 2015. Before we do, it seems like the right moment to reflect on the amazing year we’ve had here on Microbe Post. I hope … Continue reading

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Funders focus on lack of microbiology skills

In the latest House of Commons Select Committee hearing on antimicrobial resistance, research funders highlighted a lack of skilled microbiologists as a major factor holding back the UK’s efforts to fight antibiotic resistance and cut the burden of infectious disease. … Continue reading

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