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 Winter 2020 Image Competition is now OPEN! Please click here to send in your entries and be in with a chance of winning – the competition closes on 24th November. Entries will be showcased at our annual symposium, and the winner will be voted for at our free annual symposium on 25th November 2020. 

Please check 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