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In 2018, the annual MSI symposium will be hosted in Sligo Institute of Technology on the 23rd and 24th of April. The call for abstracts is now open. Venue, accommodation and travel information is provided here. Registration is also now open through the side panel.


The annual symposium encompasses areas of the life, physical, and instrumental sciences, and an equipment exhibition is held annually, featuring vendors of microscopy-related equipment.

Student participation in this symposium is highly encouraged. There is a monetary prize for the best student presentations under several categories. Historically, the symposium has provided an excellent forum for young researchers (particularly at postgraduate level) to present their data and findings at a conference. We will continue to foster this very strongly, as PhD students of very disparate backgrounds can engage in scientific debate.

Important Dates

  • 2018 Symposium
    April 23rd-24th
  • Abstract Submission
    Extended to April 9th!