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The Oxford Light Microscopy Facilities regularly present a variety of Microscopy and Image analysis online courses as well as advanced imaging techniques online courses and demonstrations. Please look at the following link to the the latest courses on offer:



Oxford Microscopy Course

Please use the following link to register for the free course:



Imaging Course2024

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Virtual one-day MS Teams short course, covering  the basics of optics, microscopy, experimental design, sample preparation and image analysis. This free course brings together imaging experts and facility managers from all across Oxford and replaces previously held in person courses at the various sites across town.


  • 10:00 - 10:30 Introduction to basic light microscopy 
  • 10:30 - 11:10 Understanding the microscope body and objectives
  • 11:10 - 12:10 Sample preparation
  • 12:10 - 12:55 LUNCH BREAK
  • 12:55 - 13:15 Experimental design and choosing a microscope
  • 13:15 - 14:00 Widefield fluorescence microscopy
  • 14:00 - 14:45 Confocal laser scanning microscopy
  • 14:45 - 15:15 TEA BREAK
  • 15:15 - 16:00 Introduction to image analysis, segmentation and co-localization
  • 16:00 - 16:15 Your data and you; using, storing and publishing
  • 16:15 - 16:30 Question and answers session

The short course is meant to provide a basic theoretical background for the everyday microscopy demands in Oxford's biomedical research institutes.  

Course attendants will receive a registration certificate after the course.


For any questions, please email 


We strongly recommend all students and postdocs who require microscopy as part of their project to attend the course as we cover the basics of microscopy and most common types of microscopes and imaging modalities, experiment design, sample preparation and image analysis.



TO APPLY PLEASE CLICK HERE:      Image Analysis Course with Fiji/ImageJ in 2024

FijiCourse 2024