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The JEOL SEMple Imaging Competition

As part of this year’s Scottish Microscopy Society Symposium (25th November 2020), JEOL UK is giving attendees the exciting opportunity to have their own research samples imaged on a state-of-the-art SEM. In addition to receiving high-quality SEM images of your sample which can be used for your own research purposes, we will be awarding the winning entry with a £100 cash prize, with £50 runner-up prizes also available.

The SEMple Imaging Competition

Enter Competition Here

Competition Guidelines

This competition is open to those who register for the SMS symposium, where the winning images will be showcased during the JEOL workshop session. Register here for the symposium

Good luck!

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JEOL Postdoc Poster Competition


Last week the annual ‘JEOL Postdoc Poster Competition’ took place at The University of York - Department of Chemistry

The standard of the entries was again very high, making the judge's job very difficult.

The winners are…

  • Aggie Lawer - "Selective fluorination: a tool to control peptides' conformation and biological activity"
  • Peter Rayner - "Tunable Catalysts for Hyperpolarisation"

And the runners-up…

  • Fergal Byrne - "2,2,5,5-Tetramethyloxolane (TMO): An Unusual Ether Which Can Replace Hazardous Hydrocarbon Solvents"

  • Sandra Greive - "Probing the function of a thermostable viral portal protein using single-molecule electrical sensing"

  • Petr Slavík - "DBS-CONHNH2 Hydrogels with Embedded Catalytically-Active Metal Nanoparticles"
  • Carmen Piras - "Spatial control of multicomponent self-assembled gels

Thank you to everyone who entered and congratulations to the winners!