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Microscopy Training Needs Survey

Posted by , on 20 June 2024

The Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) are currently running a Training Needs Survey, which will be live until 30th July, 2024. Fill in the survey here: In a recent review exercise the RMS established that in 2014 over 30 training courses for different microscopy modalities and techniques were running in the UK. By 2024 this

FocalPlane features... open microscopy and accessible workflows

Posted by , on 21 May 2024

The third webinar in the latest series of FocalPlane features… was on open microscopy and accessible workflows. We hosted fantastic talks from Richard Bowman, Jan Huisken and Dumisile Lumkwana. Richard told us about the OpenFlexure project. As well as discussing the microscopes and their application, Richard highlighted the importance of community building to promote access

Global BioImaging - Exchange of Experience 2024

Posted by , on 13 May 2024

Join us at #GBI_EoE2024 for practical insights into managing image data effectively, even if you're new to data management. Discover strategies to incentivize and optimize data-sharing practices, addressing common challenges in imaging core facilities. Learn about image data acquisition, storage, and sharing, and explore innovative tools for imaging analysis and management.

FocalPlane features... microscopy education

Posted by , on 10 May 2024

The second webinar of our new series of FocalPlane features… focussed on microscopy education. We hosted fantastic talks from Jennifer Waters, CITE, Harvard Medical School and Robert Haase from ScaDS.AI, Leipzig University. Jennifer introduced Microtutor, a new interactive virtual light microscopy course that will be released soon. The course is free and can be completed

SciCommConnect: science communication, community connections

Posted by , on 16 April 2024

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting an online workshop on science communication. The workshop will be split into sections on oral communication and written communication and includes a three-minute research talk competition and collaborative writing sprints.

FocalPlane features... Microscopy Education

Posted by , on 28 March 2024

In our upcoming FocalPlane features... webinar, we're focussing on microscopy education with talks from Jennifer Waters (Director of the Nikon Imaging Center and Lecturer in Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School) and Robert Haase (Training Coordinator at ScaDS.AI, Leipzig University).

Image Analysis course with Fiji/ImageJ

Posted by , on 20 March 2024

An online course introducing you to the basics of image analysis, including automatic segmentation, colocalisation, denoising, 3D, etc. Two sessions, happening in May and June 2024.

Effectively Communicating Bioimage Analysis workshop - a review

Posted by , on 15 March 2024

On February 12th-15th 2024, Beth Cimini and Kevin Eliceiri organised the “Effectively Communicating Bioimage Analysis” Workshop in Buxted (UK), with the support of The Company of Biologists. They gathered an impressive line-up of bioimage analysis superstars from all over the globe, and opened their doors to early-career researchers to apply for a seat at the

“Image analysis workshop” in Dublin (Ireland) - 24-25/04/2024

Posted by , on 14 March 2024

This two-day workshop on April 24th-25th 2024 is designed to empower microscopists and researchers with the necessary skills and tools to confidently analyse their data. Under the instruction of experienced core facility staff from the Francis Crick Institute and King’s College London, participants will be introduced to open-source tools such as FIJI and napari, and

FocalPlane features... microscopy-based outreach

Posted by , on 11 March 2024

The first webinar of our new series of FocalPlane features... focussed on microscopy-based outreach. We hosted fantastic talks from Paola Moreno-Roman from Foldscope Instruments and Martin Jones from The Francis Crick Institute and we share the recordings here.