Professional Contacts

Microscopy Societies


Microscopy Courses

Most imaging facilities within universities and academic institutions run their own in-house training courses. Like the internet, they are not peer-reviewed and are only as good as their instructors. Details come up from time to time on the Confocal and Microscopy listservers.

I have taught on the Royal Microscopical Society’s Light Microscopy and Confocal courses for several years.
This is held annually in the UK in July. You can find details from the RMS office.


There is no formalised central form for jobs in microscopy. However, you will find jobs in institutions and imaging facilities listed in these places: