Last year’s winning entry, 'Specimen: Blood vessels in the brain of a live zebrafish embryo (20x)' taken under a confocal microscope by Dr. Jennifer Peters and Dr. Michael R. Taylor of St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN
2013 Nikon Small World competition entries and the companion video competition "Small World in Motion" will close next Tuesday, April 30th. Up to 3 entries for each of these contests can be submitted.
Entries for the still digital image Small World contest can be uploaded through a web browser directly to the MicroscopyU servers at the following URL:
Entries for Small World in Motion can also be uploaded through a web browser directly to the MicroscopyU servers at the following URL:
Videos or single digital images may also be uploaded via FTP at the following URL:
Username: smallworld Password: contest
You may also email entries directly to
Michael W. Davidson
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr.
The Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32310
Each contestant will receive both a 2014 Small World Calendar (available in November).
A note about the contest: Each year, exhibits containing the winning entries are displayed at museums and science centers throughout the U.S. and Canada. In the past, many of these images have proceeded to grace the covers of scientific and industrial publications and journals. A stunning full-color calendar featuring all twenty Nikon Small World winning images and honorable mentions is also produced and distributed to all of the contestants. The first place winner receives a selection of Nikon products and equipment worth $3,000.
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