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A green circle and an orange circle next to it, surrounded by rings of different colours, radiating out
14 May 2021
CAM is running the Introduction to Quantitative Microprobe Analysis workshop with Jeff Chen on Tuesday, 29th June. To get the most out of this workshop, participants will need...
Finger-like cells filled with bright colourful spots, close together on a dark background, looking like seaweed.
14 May 2021
The next Introduction to Light Microscopy workshop with Daryl Webb will be held at CAM on Thursday, 10th June. This workshop is designed for all new light microscopy users, and...
Groups of blue-grey granules against a background of blocky, rectangular fibres
14 May 2021
CAM will be running the Introduction to Scanning Electron Microscopy (Physical Sciences) with Frank Brink on Wednesday, 30th June. This workshop will provide participants with...
(a) Typical grain boundary in region I, (b) Diffraction pattern from region I shows the ring pattern characteristic of a polycrystalline specimen, (c) Characteristic diffraction pattern from region II with specimen aligned close to the (110)Si zone axis
14 May 2021
CAM will be running the Introduction to Transmission Electron Microscopy (Physical Sciences) workshop with Felipe Kremer on Thursday, 20th May This workshop will provide...
CAM mural
14 May 2021
CAM has two new positions available and applications are now open. Cryo EM Platform Scientist CAM is looking for a Cryo Electron Microscopy Platform Scientist with...
Green shrubs in front of a building with concrete wall and large, dark windows. A pebblecrete path leads away on the right.
4 May 2021
The Centre for Advanced Microscopy (CAM) is looking for an enthusiastic Cryo Electron Microscopy Platform Scientist who will have extensive experience in the use of cryo...
Two brown, flat, fibrous torn cells, connected and with chains of green oval particles clustered on the surface
2 February 2021
This month's image, Can you count the number of bacterial spheres? comes from Anukriti Mathur of the Man Group, in The Department of Immunology and Infectious Disease at JCSMR...
4 January 2021
January's image, "This is a mystery!",  was taken by Michael Frese from the University of Canberra. This is an SEM image of an an acritarch microfossil...
Check in CBR app message
18 December 2020
Along with the ANU, CAM has moved towards using the Check in CBR app for user and visitor contact tracing. We have our QR code on display at our main entrance at reception, and...
A nebula-like formation of teal blotches interspersed with gold structures holding together red and magenta splotches.
1 December 2020
This month's image, Nebula, was taken by Damien Muckle of the Quinn Group in JCSMR's ACRF Department of Cancer Biology and Therapeutics. Damien captured this image...
Rounded blotches in different shades of green and black blotches of various sizes on a green background with small, creamy yellow oblongs in it.
2 November 2020
November's image was submitted to CAM's 2019 Image Competition by Monika Misztela, from the Research School of Earth Sciences at ANU. This image was taken using the FEI...
An electron microscope sits on the floor of a room, to the right of a table that has two computer monitors with a keyboard and other controls on it. There is an armless office chair in front of the table.
20 October 2020
ANU installs first NCRIS supported instrument: Zeiss Crossbeam 550 FIB/FESEM CAM recently welcomed the installation of the ZEISS Crossbeam 550 FIB-SEM on its path to develop a...
A light microscopy image of a mouse embryo
19 October 2020
Light Microscopy Australia (LMA) has announced their 2020 Image Competition is open for submissions. This competition is open to all Australia-based microscopists. There are...
An acritarch fossil, looking like the front of a jet engine.
7 October 2020
We had a fantastic response to CAM's Image Competition for 2020, with many impressive submissions this year. As always, the quality and creativity increases every year and the...
Finger-like cells filled with bright colourful spots, close together on a dark background, looking like seaweed.
1 October 2020
This month's image, 'Under the Sea' was taken by Naomi Mitchell from the Quinn Group in the ACRF Department of Cancer Biology and Therapeutics at JCSMR. Naomi captured...
ZIF-8 nanoparticles. A greyscale image showing a mass of small ordered cubes
1 September 2020
September's image, "From ordered to disordered", was taken on the Zeiss UltraPlus FESEM by Mahdiar Taheri, from the Research School of Electrical, Energy and...
19 August 2020
Zeiss is running a series of webinars for Life and Materials Sciences. Life Science webinars 31st August, 2:00 pm AEST: Connected and Correlative Microscopy: Overlay and...
A blue orb with bright yellow lightning-like streaks in it.
4 August 2020
This month’s image, “Lightning flash, deep in the brain” was taken by Nan-hee Kim from the Quinn Group at JCSMR. This image was captured using CAM’s...
An electron microscope sitting on a table with two computers monitors on a table to the right.
4 August 2020
Earlier this year, CAM staff conducted three webinars as part of the Analytical SEM Techniques webinar series. This series is aimed at Microscopy Australia users* and requires an...
CAM mural
31 July 2020
As the ANU moved to COVID-19 Level A, (Open with restrictions) on Monday 27 July, a slight change has been made to CAM's operating protocols. CAM will continue to operate...

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