2 Feb 2022

Open call to all Next Generation Microscopists

A Lens on the Future: Next Generation Microscopy by Next Generation Microscopists

A Journal of Microscopy Special Issue is in the pipeline featuring recent microscopy developments by Early Career Researchers. Submissions are welcome from any microscopy discipline.

Submission deadline: 6 May 2022.

Guest Editors

Dr Liam M. Rooney
Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

Dr Laura Clark
School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds


First authors (or last authors for Early Career PIs) must be identified as Early Career Researchers. This is classified as any person undertaking work in the field of microscopy/flow cytometry and belonging to one of the following categories is eligible for this call: 

  • Current undergraduate / postgraduate / Masters / PhD students; or
  • Within 8 years of starting work or studies in a microscopy-related field (excluding career gaps) (i.e. 8 years after leaving education)
  • *Submissions from outside of the above criteria will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Guest Editors.

Papers should be submitted through ScholarOne Manuscripts. Please choose the paper type ‘Themed Issue’ and indicate in the covering letter that the paper is part of the “A Lens on the Future: Next Generation Microscopy by Next Generation Microscopists” special issue.

Author guidelines can be found on the Journal website and the submission deadline is 6 May 2022.

If you have any questions, then please contact the Journal Editorial Office Manager, Jill Hobbs ([email protected]).