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Cover of the British Society for Immunology diversity and inclusion framework featuring different coloured blocks and diverse characters dressed as construction workers as part of 'work in progress' concept

The British Society for Immunology has launched our new Diversity & Inclusion framework, part of our five-year strategic plan.

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The Royal Society and the Academy of Medical Sciences have announced their lists of new Fellows for 2022. Congratulations to the following BSI members on being elected as Fellows in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the discipline.

We have announced the results of our 2022 committee nominations and elections.

Our Connect Immune Research partnership, collaborating with The Lorna and Yuti Chernajovsky Biomedical Research Foundation, has funded ten new research projects to identify the underlying causes of autoimmune conditions and generate new treatments.

Statements from the international immunology community on the current crisis in Ukraine.

To support the next generation of immunologists, our official journal Clinical & Experimental Immunology has developed a dedicated Editorial Board for early career researchers. Meet the twelve new ECR editors and discover how they'll be working with the journal.

This week (24–30 April 2022) marks World Immunisation Week. Immunisation is one of the safest and most effective public health interventions in the world and saves between 2 and 3 million lives per year. Join us online for a week of vaccine engagement and education!

Our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion activity grants are designed to help organisations and individuals fund activities and events that promote diversity and inclusion across the immunology community and the wider biomedical sciences. 

Elections for positions on the British Society for Immunology committees are now closed. Thank you to all that voted.

Our annual ‘vaccine engagement day’ is back on Tuesday 29 March 2022. Get involved by sharing learnings, challenges and successes of COVID-19 vaccine engagement efforts and help us raise the expert voice of the immunology community in #VaccineConversations.

The new edition of Immunology News is now online.

The BSI welcomes the launch of the CARINA (CAtalyst Reducing ImmuNe Ageing) Network, part an investment by MRC and BBSRC to transform ageing research in the UK.

BSI committee nominations 2022 have now closed. Voting will be open from Tuesday 19 April and full details on how to vote will be circulated to members shortly. 

A new round of the BSI Career Enhancing Grants is now open. This grant scheme provides flexible financial support across different research areas and reaching sectors beyond academia.

We’re delighted to announce the launch of Discovery Immunology, a fully Open Access journal from the British Society for Immunology for new discoveries in cellular and molecular immunology.



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