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Workshops and training

In 2020 Sydney Microscopy & Microanalysis will offer a range of specialised short courses on microscopy techniques and sample preparation.

Explore our masterclasses

Date: 3 November

Time: 9.30am -11.00am

Venue: Room 236, Madsen Building (F09), Camperdown campus

Cost: $0

This workshop aims to provide a guide to TEM characterization of dislocation lines in crystalline materials. It will be of interest to researchers investigating dislocation lines in various materials from minerals to metals and alloys.

To secure your place please fill in and return this registration form to Dr Hongwei Liu

This FIJI/ImageJ workshop with Cameron Nowell from Monash University will be delivered via video

Dates: 28-29 September

Time: 9am - 5pm

Venue: Charles Perkins Centre (D17), Lvl 1, Dry Lab 1.4 and 1.5
           Univeristy of Sydney

Any enquiries should be directed via email to Dr Pamela Young.


Seminar Series: exploring techniques & workflows

Date: 16 & 17 April

Time: 9am - 1pm each day

Venue: Room 236, Madsen Building (F09), Camperdown campus

Cost: Free of charge (places limited)

To secure your place email Dr Jacob Byrnes.

Light microscopy workshop - RECORDED TALK to be sent 27 April

Date: 20 & 21 April


Venue: A link to a recording of this talk will be provided to registerd attendees on 27 April

An introduction to fluorescence technique, fluorescence and confocal microscopes, and specimen preparation, with a tutorial on common fluorophores and filter sets. This workshop aims to provide a strong basis for new users, Honours, PhD students and research staff in fluorescence microscopy.

Cost: Free of charge for current project holders

To secure your place email Dr Pamela Young.

TEM in Physical Sciences

Date: Two day workshop 24 & 25 February

Day 1: Physical Science Lectures - 24 Febraury
          by Nestor Zaluzec (Argonne, USA) &
          Matthew Weyland (Monash, AUS)
          9am -12.30pm & 2pm - 5.30pm     

Venue: Room 236, Madsen Building (F09), Camperdown campus

Day 2: Physical Science Labs - 25 Febraury (SOLD OUT)
          Lab courses for beginners at Madsen Building (F09)
          Advanced users (Themis at Sydney Nanoscience Hub (SNH)
          From 9am

This course covers a range of topics from Instrumentation, Diffraction, Imaging, STEM, EDS, EELS, specimen preparation and data analysis.

Cost: $50 (+GST for external attendees)

To secure your place please fill in and return this registration form to Dr Magnus Garbrecht.

CryoEM User Group Meeting

Date: 24 February

Venue: Room 3170, Abercrombie Building (H70)
           The University of Sydney

Time: 10am - 5pm

All aspects of CryoEM will be covered in this meeting. Get insights into cutting edge research from various researchers in the biological field as well as an introduction by Thermo Fisher into single particle analysis.

Cost: Free of charge

To secure your place please email Dr Bill Close.

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