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Friday, January 29, 2021 - 14:00 to Friday, February 5, 2021 - 12:30

Asylum Research is sponsoring an AFM webinar for UArizona researchers.  Dr. Erin Ratcliff (CHEE) will describe methodologies for evaluating chemical, electronic, and transport phenomena at the nanoscale of printable electronic materials for energy conversion and biological sensing technologies. Bob Newton from Asylum Research will discuss major application areas for the Cypher S AFM and give case studies of unique experiments which are enabled by this instrument.

The Webinar will be held on Feb 5th at 12 pm.


Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 19:30 to Monday, February 15, 2021 - 17:00

The Kuiper Materials Imaging and Characterization Facility ( is pleased to announce an annual scholarship in electron microscopy. This scholarship is established by Hitachi High-Technologies as part of their partnership with University of Arizona. Funds in the amount of $5,000 per year have been provided and will be awarded equally to two graduate students generating cutting-edge research and publications in the area of electron microscopy.


Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 12:00 to Monday, February 22, 2021 - 23:00

The goal of this international competition is to identify and showcase scientific micrographs and movie clips. While there must be scientific content in the images, winning entries will also exhibit exceptional composition and other esthetic qualities. The competition, open to all types of microscopy, is divided into three categories:


Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 15:00 to Friday, February 12, 2021 - 13:15

The annual Advanced Imaging Methods Workshop (AIM) 2021 will be a virtual meeting this year. Registration for AIM is now open and FREE. The schedule is still coming together, but you can get a preview on the registration page below. There will be scientific sessions, breakout discussions, and vendor showcases, as well as opportunities for networking and other interactions. For those of you familiar with AIM, this will be a slightly scaled-down version of the live event, but we think it will retain the flavor, congeniality and excitement you have come to expect from AIM.


Friday, January 8, 2021 - 07:15 to Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 07:15

Over the course of 5 weeks, with one 90 minute webinar each week, our invited experts will introduce you and guide you through the advanced features of the tools and frameworks they develop, customize or use daily to handle “BIG DATA”! You'll be taken on a journey starting with an overview of different file formats and important pre-processing steps, continuing with registration and stitching and finally analysis workflows adapted to the unique challenges of BIG DATA.


Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 11:30 to Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 17:00

Applications for the RII Equipment Enhancement Fund proposals are now being accepted through UA Competition Space.

These grants are designed to add or augment research capacity through the acquisition of equipment for use by multiple investigators in shared facilities or approved university core facilities.