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.

CUrrent competitions

SMS 2021 Spring Image COmpetition: NOW CLOSED!

The SMS Spring 2021 Image Competition is now CLOSED!

Vote for your favourite!

Images will be judged based on the following criteria:

Winners will be announced on our newsletter – email us to join our mailing list. Good luck, and happy imaging!

explore past competitions

View the winning image and shortlisted entries in our 2021 Winter SMS Image Contest.

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

previous contests