The 15th European Microscopy Congress
Manchester Central, United Kingdom
was held on 16th -
© Royal Microscopical Society 2012
emc2012 was organised by
the Royal Microscopical
The Royal Microscopical Society is at the forefront of new ideas and developments in microscopy and imaging.
It is the only truly international microscopical society, drawing distinguished members from all over the world. It also serves the needs of its company members who represent all the major manufacturers and suppliers of microscopes, equipment and services.
It is dedicated to advancing science, developing careers and supporting wider understanding
of science and microscopy. Its Council of Trustees and members drive the direction
of the Society and determine its long-
The Society publishes The Journal of Microscopy and a series of microscopy books, as well as helping young scientists through bursaries. In addition, the Society pursues initiatives to encourage young microscopists who may go on to influence our future.
The Society is incorporated by Royal Charter which, along with the By-
The RMS is a member of:
The Society also has strong links with the Electron Microcopy and Analysis Group of the Institute of Physics.
The Royal Microscopical Society is a registered charity, number 241990.
Visit the Royal Microscopical Society website for further information.
RMS Meetings at emc2012:
The RMS Annual General Meeting will take place at emc2012 at 5.30pm on Wednesday 19th September, and will be followed by the Annual General Meetings of the Outreach and Education Committee, Electron Microscopy Section, Life Sciences Section, Light Microscopy Section and Materials Sciences Section Committees.