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A green circle and an orange circle next to it, surrounded by rings of different colours, radiating out
22 December 2021
The Centre for Advanced Microscopy (CAM) is looking for a dynamic microanalytical engineer with extensive experience in the use of electronprobe microanalysers (EPMAs) and...
19 November 2021
ANU users can now access CAM in accordance with their regular CAM access permissions. External users require College approval to access CAM. Please contact Melanie Rug or...
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.
15 October 2021
In the last 12 months, the Centre for Advanced Microscopy (CAM), ANU, has established an NCRIS-supported cryo-EM suite featuring two high-end transmission electron microscopes for...
Rudolph in the Bush by Florence Danila
23 September 2021
Thanks to everyone who entered the 2021 CAM Image Competition. This year's standard was extremely high and our judges had a very tough time picking the winners from so many...
5 August 2021
Entries are now open for CAM’s annual image competition. The competition celebrates outstanding images across all research areas supported by our facility,...
A computer screen and keyboard in the foreground, with a colourful image on the screen. A confocal microscope in the background, to the right.
22 July 2021
Update: 20 Aug 2021: all workshops are currently on hold until lockdowns and Covid restrictions ease. We will advertise new dates as soon as possible. Registrations are open...
21 July 2021
The ANU Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program and the Research School of Chemistry, ANU, are looking for a talented and motivated PhD student interested in in-situ...
A green circle and an orange circle next to it, surrounded by rings of different colours, radiating out
20 July 2021
CAM is running the Introduction to Quantitative Microprobe Analysis workshop with Jeff Chen on Wednesday, 15 September. To get the most out of this workshop, participants will...
Finger-like cells filled with bright colourful spots, close together on a dark background, looking like seaweed.
20 July 2021
The next Introduction to Light Microscopy workshop with Daryl Webb will be held at CAM on Tuesday 14 September. This workshop is designed for all new light microscopy users,...
Groups of blue-grey granules against a background of blocky, rectangular fibres
20 July 2021
CAM will be running the Introduction to Scanning Electron Microscopy (Physical Sciences) with Frank Brink on Wednesday, 4 August. 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
20 July 2021
CAM will be running the Introduction to Transmission Electron Microscopy (Physical Sciences) workshop with Felipe Kremer on Thursday, 26th August. This workshop will provide...
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 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...
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...

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