The newsletter (3 issues per year) provides news on activities of the Society and on forthcoming events and is a forum for the exchange of information and ideas among members. If you have items you wish to be published in the newsletter these can be submitted to the Editor, preferably as a text attachment to an email. We can publish photographs in black and white by scanning in either colour or monochrome good quality originals mailed to us, or received electronically.


EMAS biennial European Workshop on Modern Developments and Applications in Microbeam Analysis
1989 Antwerp (BE)
1991 Dubrovnik (HR)
1993 Rimini (IT)
1995 St. Malo (FR)
1997 Torquay (GB)
1999 Konstanz (DE)
2001 Tampere (FI)
2003 Chiclana de la Frontera (ES)
2005 Firenze (IT)
2007 Antwerp (BE)
2009 Gdansk (PL)
2011 Angers (FR)
2013 Porto (PT)
2015 Portorož (SI)
2017 Konstanz (DE)

This map shows the locations of the previous EMAS European Workshops.


EMAS Regional Workshop: Electron Probe Microanalysis of Materials Today - Practical Aspects
Local meetings and courses organised in collaboration with a local society or university.
1994 Helsinki (FI)
1996 Balatonfüred (HU)
1998 Barcelona (ES)
2000 Trest (CZ)
2002 Szczyrk (PL)
2004 Bled (SI)
2006 Karlsruhe (DE)
2008 Trieste (IT)
2010 Amsterdam (NL)
2012 Padua (IT)
2014 Leoben (AT)

This Map shows the locations of the previous EMAS Regional Workshops.


EMAS Grants and Awards
EMAS makes awards to encourage excellence.
Awards are made at the biennial European Workshops for the best poster contribution and the best oral presentation in the Young Scientists' Session.  In addition, grants are awarded to students and young scientists to actively participate in EMAS Workshops and high-level international conferences.

The Castaing Fund has been established to finance the Society's commitment to provide awards and grants.  The fund is supported by the Society and by voluntary contributions from the membership.

The prestigious EMAS President's Award is presented biennially for the best paper published in the proceedings of the European Workshop.  Aldo Armigliato and Peter Karduck established the award during their terms of office as President and Vice-President of the Society, respectively.

EMAS Publications
The Society shares with the Microbeam Analysis Society of America Microscopy and Microanalysis as its official journal (6 issues per year).  EMAS members receive the journal at a preferential rate of € 50 per year and can submit technical articles for publication in the journal through the EMAS representative on the editorial board.
Copies of the "Book of Abstracts'' and 'Proceedings' of EMAS European and' Regional Workshops are available to the membership at competitive rates.

National Branches of EMAS and Affiliated Societies
A national branch of EMAS has been established in Poland.  The Czech Spectroscopical Society is an affiliated society of EMAS.

EMAS and ISO TC-202
EMAS is monitoring the activities of the International Standards Organisation's Technical Committee 202 which is concerned with standardisation in the field of microbeam analysis.