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Thanks for your interest in the EnLightenment Smartphone Microscope project. We created kits for Scottish Secondary schools, so S1/S2 children can build their own smartphone microscopes and take images of life in miniature. These images were entered into a competition to win a prize presented by Prof. Jim Al-Khalili at the Scottish Closing Ceremony of the International Year of Light 2015.

The project is sponsored by the Wellcome Trust, Olympus, Leica, and the EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account at Heriot-Watt University. We have had overwhelming interest in the project, and unfortunately all kits have now been assigned to schools. We are hoping to run further projects so do check back for future updates, and to see the amazing images created across Scotland

If you are organizing a science festival and would like to show the smartphone microscopes, please contact

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