Welcome to the Microscopy Society of Southern Africa ( MSSA ). Please feel free to browse around and hopefully we can assist you with any queries you may have in this fascinating application of ours.
UPDATE: Technical forum information has been updated. Please see the information on the MSSA 2011 website.
To promote and develop microscopy and associated techniques at all levels in the Southern African region
The Society was founded as the Electron Microscopy Society of Southern Africa (EMSSA) in 1962 and became a formal member of IFSEM (the International Federation of Societies for Electron Microscopy) in 1966.
The primary objectives of the Society are
This is achieved mainly through
For most queries, questions and information about the society, it is best that the Society Secretary is contacted.
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