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Impact Factors

The 2016 Impact Factors* have been released and we are pleased to announce that the BSI's two journals have maintained strong positions in what has been a volatile period for many mainstream immunology journals. 

The BSI are launching a new mentoring scheme.

IMM VI Eds Choice

The latest Virtual Issue from our journal Immunology is an Editor's Choice, personally curated by Editor-in-Chief Danny Altmann.

Immunology in the news

This BSI statement is in response to a ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on national courts deciding that vaccines may cause adverse reactions, even in the absence of scientific evidence.

The BSI has released a statement in response to a new report published by the Academy of Medical Sciences entitled ‘Enhancing the use of scientific evidence to judge the potential benefits and harms of medicines’.

Swine flu virus. Credit: NIAID

Read our response to paper published in PLOS Pathogens on mutations in a strain of avian flu that could potentially allow this virus to be transmitted between humans. 


Find out more about the new BSI careers survey, the rationale behind it and how we hope it will inform our work.

Welcome to the next installment of our regular update where we report on research from the world of immunology, highlighting work from BSI members that has hit the headlines over the past few weeks.

Medical student Charlotte Grant received a British Society for Immunology Summer Placement Grant to fund her medical elective to The Gambia, working in the MRC Unit on tuberculosis research.  Here, she tells us about the experience.

Information for the public

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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