The Scottish Microscopy Society is delighted to run image competitions throughout the year, showcasing some of the fantastic imaging that has been performed by talented scientists all over Scotland. To find out more about upcoming competitions, check here and on our social media feeds for details and entry deadlines. To explore some of the fantastic entries we have received in previous years, please follow the links below! We would like to thank the generosity of our industry sponsors, who have frequently provided prizes for our competition winners.

Upcoming competitions

The SMS Summer 2020 Image Competition is now closed! Please click here to see the winning image submitted by Anh Le (CRUK Beatson Institute), and explore some of the other fantastic entries we received! Many thanks to everyone who entered.

We aren’t running any image competitions at the moment, but please check back here and our social media feeds for details of upcoming competitions. Alternatively, please join our mailing list if you’d like to be informed when competition details are released. 

explore past competitions

View the winning image and shortlisted entries in our 2020 Summer SMS Image Contest.

View our new logo alongside the other designs entered into our  SMS logo competition.

previous contests