Microbiology publishes topical, high-quality reviews and research papers on all aspects of the field. The journal combines editorial expertise from around the world with exceptional breadth of coverage, providing access to research in a single accessible source.

2015 Impact Factor: 2.268

2014 5-year Impact Factor: 3.026

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Tanya Parish, Infectious Disease Research Institute


  • Peer Review Week 2016: Words from our Editors-in-Chief

    From 19–25 September we are celebrating Peer Review Week at the Microbiology Society. The theme this year is ‘recognition for review’ and we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our reviewers.

  • Microbiology launches new Board of Reviewers

    Microbiology has launched a Board of Reviewers , made up of established reviewers and former Editors, to expand its pool of editorial and peer review expertise.

  • Announcing a new collection on archaea in Microbiology

    Microbiology is inviting submissions of research papers and reviews that explore topics surrounding archaea for a new thematic collection.

  • Call for Papers: Biotechnology

    Microbiology welcomes submissions in the field of biotechnology. Articles are welcome that utilise microbial systems to develop technologies and products that could improve our lives or our environment.

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