2020 SMS Virtual Symposium

The Scottish Microscopy Society's
Virtual Symposium

25th November 2020

Deadline for oral abstracts: 26th October

Join us for our first ever online symposium!

We are delighted to announce that we are running our 48th annual symposium online this year, hosted in collaboration with BiteSize Bio!

The day will include microscopy talks from across all disciplines, workshops with practical tips and tricks, interactive video poster sessions, the chance to interact with facility managers from different universities around Scotland, and of course prizes to be won!

We are now welcoming oral and video poster submissions from researchers and microscopists of all career levels, focusing on:

  • Microscopy Applications for Biology
  • Microscopy Applications for Materials
  • Development of Imaging Instrumentation and Tools
12 abstracts will be selected to give oral presentations (pre-recorded). We also welcome video poster abstracts from researchers and facility managers. Video posters can include animations and videos, and will be uploaded in video format consisting of 1 slide (PPT, Prezi etc) accompanied by a 3 minute overview by the presenter.

The JEOL SEMple Competition!

Enter here to win the chance to have your samples imaged with SEM! £100 cash prize for first place! Deadline 28th October.

SMS Annual Image Contest

Owen James, 2019

Details coming soon for our annual image competition!

Deadline for oral abstracts is the 26th October. Deadline for video poster submissions is the 2nd November.

Registration details coming soon. We will also be running our annual image competition (details coming soon), and this year we are excited to announce that industry sponsors JEOL are giving attendees the opportunity to have their own research samples imaged in the SEMple Imaging Competition, with a £100 prize for the winning entry!

Keep checking our website and Twitter feed for further details, and join our mailing list below to keep up to date! 
We look forward to reading your abstracts and (virtually) seeing you there!

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