The Early Career Microbiologists' Forum Event Fund from the Microbiology Society supports its members to attend the society's annual conference or another society's conference.
the costs of events and virtual activities organised by eligible ECM Forum members. Applicants must be ECM Forum members residing in the UK or the Republic of Ireland. Applicants may apply for up to 500 GBP in funding support. Examples of supported activities include:
- inviting a speaker to give a microbiological research seminar
- hosting a symposium, workshop or short conference (which could be to disseminate research results and give students an opportunity to present work, or provide training in a specific technique or methodology or other professional development activity)
- a careers advice session
- organising one of a range of virtual events or activities such as online seminars, workshops/conferences etc.
There are two assessment rounds per year. The next applications close on October 1, 2023.
October 1, 2023