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Elections for vacancies on our committees open on Tuesday 31 march. We encourage all BSI members to vote by Friday 24 April.

Our President, Professor Arne Akbar, has written a message of support to the membership in light of the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak.

The BSI wishes to assist efforts to link up immunologists who want to volunteer their expertise to help with COVID-19 testing with health authorities. 

Immunology in the news

British Society for Immunology response to six new research projects that the UK government is funding to develop active interventions against the novel coronavirus

British Society for Immunology response to government announcement on new measures to limit spread of SARS-CoV-2 virus

BSI open letter to UK Government on SARS-CoV-2 outbreak response


Over the next few months, we're launching several projects to highlight the importance of vaccination in improving global public health. Discover how we're representing the voice of researchers who work on vaccines and how BSI members can get involved.

Dr Divya Shah has been a Trustee on the BSI Board since 2018. She applied for the position to broaden her knowledge of the Society's activities, advance our mission to support early career researchers and promote equal opportunities in immunology. Here, she shares her reflections from her term so far and encourages BSI members to considering applying in the current committee nominations.

The Houses of Parliament

As part of our mission to represent our members and ensure the best deal for science whatever the eventual outcome of Brexit, we have been busy over the past year advocating for a number of positions across the policy areas of R&D funding and immigration reform.


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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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