Microbiology Society Conference 2018 – The Low Down!


Another summer, another conference! This year was the turn of the renowned Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2018. It was held in rainy Birmingham, and although we would like to venture further afield and combine a jolly holiday with a scientific conference we were just as excited on the Monday afternoon to arrive at The International Conference Centre and begin our week-long voyage of all things microbiology. Another reason to be excited was that all three HumBugs were presenting their research as poster presentations. So, let us hear about their experience of the conference…

READ MORE

2017!


As the new year approaches, we thought that it would be good to look back at the year that was 2017 for the HumBugs. So, grab yourself another mince pie, or leftover turkey sandwich and a mulled wine to share our memories from 2017. January – February The beginning of the year began pretty quiet […]

READ MORE

CONGRATULATIONS !!


Congratulations to the HumBugs graduate tutors for all successfully completing their first year PhD progression reports and board. Welcome to second year PhD! Here are the HumBugs working hard in the lab, And some actually HumBugs (human bugs, remember!) after growing up some Escherichia coli on LB agar streak plates.

READ MORE

Conference Workshop


Mid October saw the Humbugs travelling to Newcastle to attend their second Nutrition, Immune Tolerance and Allergy in Early Life Conference, held at the awesome Centre For Life. After battling the rain and flood induced crazy Newcastle traffic – saying (not for the first time) “I will definitely get the metro next time!” – we were not […]

READ MORE

Biology Week 2017


Biology week runs every year in October and aims to showcase the amazing world of bioscience, to inspire the next generation of scientists to get involved in fun activities, talks and events. This triggered us bloggers at HumBugs to think about what inspired us to begin a scientific career and why we love being a biologist. The list could be extensive, but we don’t want you to fall asleep just yet, so read on for a few of our thoughts, plus to see some tasty biology inspired bakes!

READ MORE

Our first REAL conference – SfAM 2017


The Microbiome and Human Health Meeting The HumBug GTs were lucky enough to attend their first national conference in April this year at the renowned Bloomsbury Hotel in London. A diverse timetable was generated by The Society for Applied Microbiology covering the microbiome of multiple body sites and the interaction between the microbiome and human […]

READ MORE

Learning and teaching conference


Teesside University hosts an annual programme of Learning and Teaching Enhancement Conferences. This year it was held in Teesside’s ionic new landmark building known as The Curve, located on Campus Heart. It was a two-day conference that took place in June, designed to bring staff and students together to explore current issues under the broad […]

READ MORE