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The British Society for Immunology Congress 2021 website is now live!

We're proud to announce the latest impact factors for the British Society for Immunology’s official journals.

Text reads BSI Fluidigm Research Award reimagine immune profiling

The British Society for Immunology is delighted to co-sponsor two research awards for high-throughput and high-dimensional immune profiling with our Corporate Member, Fluidigm. Grant applications are open to all immunologists based across Europe. Application deadline: 27 August 2021 at 23:59 BST.

Immunology in the news

Read our response to the report from Academy of Medical Sciences on winter planning for 2021/22. 

BSI response to study on AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine and rare autoimmune bleeding disorder known as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).

A new study has found that many patients with COVID-19 produce immune responses against their body’s own tissues or organs. The paper was published in Clinical & Experimental Immunology.


BSI member, Dr Brian Ferguson shares his thoughts on increasing the public's understanding of COVID-19 vaccines in this case study for our new 'Vaccine engagement starts...' series.

BSI member, Professor Neil Mabbott discusses his experience answering questions from the public about how COVID-19 vaccines work in this case study for our new 'Vaccine engagement starts...' series.

BSI member, Dr Dammy Pinheiro discusses her experience engaging with ethnic minority communities and healthcare workers about COVID-19 vaccines in this case study for our new 'Vaccine engagement starts...' series.


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We have a host of resources available to teach you more about immunology, your immune system, and to help you get involved in our public engagement activities.

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