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What is immunology?

Immunology is the study of the immune system and is a very important branch of the medical and biological sciences.


Here you will find our 'Guide to Immunisations', other vaccine educational resources and learn about what we are doing to encourage vaccine confidence in communities around the country. 

Find a Clinical Immunologist

Details of where to find clinical immunologists around the UK. 

BiteSized Immunology

BiteSized Immunology is a developing online resource designed to form a comprehensive guide to the immune system.

A History of Immunology in 60 Objects

To help mark our 60th anniversary we collected a list of objects, or things, through which the story of immunology and its history can be told.

Public Engagement events

Find out about upcoming and past public events that the BSI and its members are participating in.  

Britain Breathing

#BritainBreathing is a new project that aims to engage the UK public to help scientists discover more about seasonal allergies such as hay fever or asthma.

BSI YouTube Channel

Information, opinion and event videos from the BSI and our members. 

Activities and Resources

The BSI has a selection of public engagement activities that you can download from our website or contact us to order. 

BSI Soundcloud Page

We have a number of podcasts on different topics of immunology and also a collection of immunology-inspired songs on our SoundCloud page.