Oxford University Press (OUP) is delighted to announce that on 21 November the first new content from the prestigious Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) journals went live following our new contract with the Federation earlier this year.
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‘Original and esthetic’, was the enthusiastic comment of the jury on Lesley Robertson’s submission. The video ‘Through the eyes of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek’ shows what the first visual encounter with microbes probably looked like.
The FEMS Image Contest is part of our 40th anniversary celebrations. The winner of the FEMS Image Contest will receive book tokens from Oxford University Press at a value of £ 250 and showcasing of her video both the Oxford Academic Tumblr
page and OUP’s YouTube channel.
Have a look!
At the next FEMS Congress, which will be held in June 2015, by the Lwoff award a person or a group of persons is awarded for outstanding service to microbiology in Europe. The award consists of a prize-lecture, a medal with an illuminated address, and an honorarium of a thousand euro.
FEMS calls for members of FEMS Council, national microbiological societies, scientific groups and individual microbiologists to nominate a candidate. The nomination deadline is 10 January 2015.
Just before this summer, a lot of debate was going on about antibiotic resistance. Some great initiatives, and perhaps even more alarming reports.
Antibiotic resistance is an issue that should be addressed. But how? And what role should FEMS and microbiological societies fulfill? Join the discussion on Facebook or email communications(at)fems-microbiology(dot)org.
Scientists attending FEMS 2015
Nominations FEMS-Lwoff Award
Nominations Vice-President & Member-at-Large (Meetings Board)
Nominations Delegates Representatives (Publications-Awards-Meetings Boards)
Up for a new challenge?
Have a look at our Jobs and Opportunities, regularly* offering new entries!
*latest update: 2014/12/11