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Science Makers: building better microscopes

Last year we heard from Brad Amos on smartphone cameras for microscopy and the marvellous WaterScope on their 3D-printed, Raspberry Pi camera. This year we're stepping up a notch to look at DIY approaches to better microscopes, from automation to novel imaging techniques and even some more expensive (not so DIY) kit that illustrates benefits of custom approaches to imaging.
When Jun 04, 2016
from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Where Makespace, 16 Mill Lane, CB2 1RX
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Science Makers is a monthly event to discuss and build low-cost, DIY and open hardware for science and education. 

12:00 - Arrival and coffee

12:30 - Presentations and demos 

• Mihails Delmans on on 3D printing microscope parts

• Tom Meany on building a Raman microscope

• Jennifer Deegan on DIY stacked focus imaging

+More speakers TBC

13:30 - Pizza (£4 suggested donation)

14:30 - Hands-on

Build a microscope - webcams, Raspberry Pis, Arduinos and other materials provided. Feel free to bring your own!

 

 

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