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Today (4 June 2020) the UK hosts Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance's virtual donor pledging conference to mobilise at least US $7.4 billion to protect the next generation through vaccination. The BSI is proud to support Gavi's mission through our Celebrate Vaccines initiative.

The Academy of Medical Sciences has launched a new database for early stage UK COVID-19 preclinical therapeutics research, to boost collaboration and map the preclinical discovery landscape. The British Society for Immunology is a supporter of this project.

The British Society for Immunology has co-signed a statement from organisations across the science and research sector calling on the Government to ensure that costly visas are not a barrier to UK research and innovation.

We have announced the results of our 2020 committee elections.

A new report from the British Society for Immunology and Academy of Medical Science summarising what we do and don't know about immunology and COVID-19 and identifying research priorities. 

The Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society have announced their lists of new Fellows for 2020.

BSI launches Protecting The World report as part of the Celebrate Vaccines initiative.

The British Society for Immunology is delighted to announce two new webinar series: "BSI Regional & Affinity Groups Webinars" and the "BSI Careers Development Webinars".

This week (24 - 30 April 2020) marks World Immunisation Week. We're very excited to continue our Celebrate Vaccines campaign! We have pooled a range of activities and resources related to immunisation and will be posting on social media throughout the week. Join with the official hashtag #CelebrateVaccines!

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

We're very excited to launch our #CelebrateVaccines website and social media campaign to champion the critical role of vaccination and vaccine research in advancing global health.

We've developed a new section of our website for information on the Coronavirus outbreak.

We're pleased to announce a new webinar series to provide immunologists with a platform to keep informed with the latest developments on the Coronavirus outbreak by sharing relevant and timely information from expert sources.

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.