ToScA 2018: Tomography for Scientific Advancement 10-12 September

Visit us at ToScA 2018 Tomography for Scientific Advancement conference on 10-12 September 2018 at the University of Warwick.

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ToScA 2018

This year’s conference will be the 6th annual Tomography for Scientific Advancement (ToScA) symposium, covering:

  • Hard and soft tissue imaging
  • Understanding materials in 3D
  • Hardware and software developments
  • A broad range of tomography applications

There will be keynote speakers, student talks, student poster presentations and an image competition, with opportunities for discussion, networking and collaborations.

The workshops will be on Monday 10th September and the symposium will be on 11-12th September 2018.

The programme is now available on the ToScA website.

Invited Speakers

  • Dr Paul Bills, University of Huddersfield
    Manufacturing and Industry Applications: “Metrology of Biofilms in Extreme Environments”
  • Mr Barnaby Churchill Steel, Marshmallow Laser Feast
    Cultural Heritage: “Experiencing the world beyond our senses”
  • Dr Maria Harkiolaki, Diamond Light Source
    Correlative CT and new/complimentary modalities: “Correlative soft-X ray cryo-tomography and super resolution fluorescence microscopy imaging for the life sciences at Diamond Light Source beamline B24”
  • Professor Richard Leach, University of Nottingham
    Quantification: “Traceability in industrial X-ray computed tomography: the story so far”
  • Professor Peter Lee, University College London
    Understanding Materials, “In situ and operando synchrotron tomographic characterisation of semi-solid processing”
  • Dr Jeremy Opperer, Exponent International
    Manufacturing and Industry Applications, “Practical Applications of CT for Product Failure Analysis”
  • Professor Kate Robson Brown, University of Bristol
    Title TBC
  • Professor Mark Williams, University of Warwick
    Medical and Forensics: “How Engineers helped solve the body in a suitcase”


Registration includes the 2 day symposium on 11-12 September, along with lunch, refreshments and the symposium dinner at Warwick Castle.

Register online on the RMS website. The registration deadline is Monday 20th August 2018.

Register now

Blue Scientific at ToScA 2018

Visit our stand to find out about Bruker’s range of micro-CT and nano-CT instruments, including:

Bruker SkyScan 1275 Micro-CT

Bruker SkyScan 1275

Automated desktop micro-CT:

  • Self-optimising scanner
  • Scan objects up to 96mm diameter and 100mm length
  • Fast scanning in as little as 80 seconds
  • 5-10 times faster 3D image reconstruction

More details…

Bruker SkyScan 2214

Bruker SkyScan 2214

NEW Multi-scale X-ray nano-CT:

  • Widest range of object sizes and spatial resolutions
  • Opens up new possibilities for nano-CT
  • World’s fastest hierarchical 3D reconstruction software

More details…


Register for ToScA 2018

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Composite scanned with the new Bruker 2214 nano-CT