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On this page you will find options for studying immunology at different career stages and study levels as well as a library of resources to help you plan your career. These include many tools from a jobs board and funding opportunities listing to training courses and a mentoring scheme besides much else. 

Summer School 2022 will be held from 11-13 July in Coventry. The first face to face summer school for five years. Perfect for PhD students looking to hear the latest research from leading immunologists and a great chance to network with researchers from across the UK. Register now to secure your place. 

Take a look at our new webinar series careers in immunology. This series aims to give immunology graduates and researchers the chance to learn about alternative career paths and covers areas such as clinical science, scientific publishing, secondary school teaching, research strategy and much more. 

Why not also check out our new teaching resource hub. This brings together many resources, materials, videos, webinars, articles and more to support immunology educators during lockdown and the subsequent remote learning environment. If you have any resources of your own that you would like to share please contact our Education & Careers Officer, Eolan Healy

Studying immunology
Why study immunology

Find out what this exciting area of biomedical sciences is all about.

Undergraduate study

Find out about the options of studying immunology at undergraduate level.

Postgraduate study
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Find out about all the options of pursuing immunology at postgraduate level.

Clinical training
Clinical training

Find out about the Immunology Speciality Training and what a career in clinical immunology involves.

Career development for immunologists
Careers in immunology webinars

A new series of webinars designed to highlight and promote alternative career paths for immunologists beyond academia.

Career Development Webinars

A webinar series designed to provide you with information, tips and discussion points on how to deal with our new working environments and take the next step on the careers ladder.


A webinar series aimed at Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and designed to help build your soft skills providing expert insight on building resilience, networking and transitioning to independence.

Funding opportunities

Find current funding opportunities offered by other societies and organisations.

BSI jobs board
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Check out the latest job vacancies including jobs at the BSI head office, PhD scholarships and other job opportunities.

Clinical Immunology Training Days

A partnership aimed at medical trainees in immunology & allergy, & immunology clinical scientists preparing to sit the ACICE and /or FRCPath Immunology examinations

Guides and resources
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Resources for undergraduates, postgraduates and those working in the field.

For clinicians

Career development resources for clinical immunologists.

Training courses and events

See a list of postgraduate courses in immunology and other short training courses.

Public engagement

Volunteer at our events around the country to engage the public in your research.

Research in pictures

Check out a diverse range scientists as part of a virtual public engagement showcase for World Immunisation Week 2020

Career case studies

Learn about the different careers that graduates in immunology have gone on to do and their experiences.

BSI Projects
Immunology Educators
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Take a look at the profiles of some of the leading immunology educators currently working in UK higher education.

BSI careers review

The BSI has carried out a review of immunology careers in the UK. 

BSI Summer School 2022

The BSI run an annual Summer School aimed at introducing people to immunology and helping them further their knowledge

Mentoring Scheme

The British Society for Immunology's mentoring scheme provide support to early career researchers working in the field. 

BSI internship scheme

Check out our exciting internship opportunities for individuals wishing to learn about the work of learned societies.

yEFIS Task Force

The yEFIS Task Force aims to create a network of early career researchers (ECRs) in Europe working in immunology.