Contents of recent Bulletin issues

The contents of some recent issues of the Bulletin of the Quekett Microscopical Club are shown below.

Bulletin 72 front coverApril 2017 – No. 72

Editorial
From The President – Carel Sartory
From The Secretary – Joan Bingley
From The Webmaster – Alan Wood
Your articles:
– Curious Reflections On The Nature Of Light
– Letters To The Editor
– The E-Bay Diaries – Tiskadill
– Interference Figures Of Calcite, And Memories Of A Gossip Of Forty Years Ago – John Goodman
– Tip: Cheap Polarisers
– Radiolaria And Ernst Haeckel – Nigel Williams
– Travel Kit (534g) – John Tolliday
Club activities:
– Going Dutch: Report On The Joint QMC/NVGM Meeting In Delft – Phil Greaves
– Spotted Wing Drosophila Survey
– Annual Exhibition Of Microscopy
– Pool In Wharfedale – Mike Samworth
– Microscopium – James Rider
– Langton Matravers Autumn Meeting – Alan Wood
– Eastern Counties Microscopy Meeting – Lewis Woolnough
– A Historical Challenge – Chinese Water Microscope
– Workshop On Optical Experiments
– Microscopy At Flatford Mill – Joan Bingley
– South Thames Discussion Group, Wallington – Ruth Humphreys
Quekett project:
– Quarterly Update – September 2016 – Hannah Cornish
Outreach:
– Arkwright Scholars Workshop
– The Honey Show
– The Sidmouth Science Festival
Notices

Bulletin 71 front coverSeptember 2016 – No. 71

Editorial
From the President
From the Secretary
From the Webmaster
Your articles:
– Dual-observer attachments – Alan Wood
– Something a mite different – Pam Hamer
– The eBay diaries – Tiskadill
– William Oldfield microscope – Dave Skeet (letter to Editor)
– The William Cowan microscope – Alan Jones
– Call to arms: Spotting the invader (Spotted-Wing Drosophila) – Chris Thomas
Club activities:
– About the E. D. Evens project – Jacky McPherson
Guest article:
Wollemia nobilis (Wollemi pine): A living fossil – Rob van Es
Notices

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Bulletin 70 front coverMarch 2016 – No. 70

Editorial
From the President
From the Secretary
From the Webmaster
The Royal Society of Biology
From our members:
– Macrophotography of the Bryozoa and some unusual fluorescence – Dr Gerald Legg
– Microscopy at the Royal Polytechnic Institution – Geoff Petts
– An affordable industrial digital materials microscope for transmitted light low power biological use – Dr John D. Tolliday
– eBay diaries – Tiskadill
Gossip Meetings/Lectures/Workshops: Record of exhibits
Reports of excursions
Reports of other meetings
Future meetings

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Cover of 150th Anniversary Bulletin150th Anniversary 2015 – No. 69

Editorial
From the President
Quekex 2015
The Exhibition – Past, Present and Future
The Past
The Present – The photographic display
The Present – Members’ exhibits
The Present – The slide display
The lectures
– Pat Morris – Squire Waterton and his eccentric taxidermy
– Kevin Webb – A condenser-free Zernicke phase contrast system
– Phil Greaves – The life of John Thomas Ouekett
The Future – Exhibits and displays
Poster – The great small world of John Ouekett

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Bulletin 68 front coverSeptember 2015 – No. 68

Editorial
From the President
From the Secretary
From the Webmaster
Quekex 2015
From our members
– Microscope attachment for a smart phone – Guy Moody
– Sections of flower buds with 3-fold symmetry – Maurice Moss
– Crystals on the surface of the water flea, Daphnia sp. – David Linstead
– eBay diaries – Tiskadill
– Leeuwenhoek microscope – Dr Tomas Camacho
– The Universal Microscope
Club activities – reports on gossips, lectures, workshops, excursions
Local meetings supported by the Club
Report of events promoting microscopy
Future meetings

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Cover of March 2015 BulletinMarch 2015 – No. 67

Editorial
From the President
From the Secretary
From the Webmaster
Quekex 2015
From our members
– Airborne pollen / dust sampler – Derek Stevens
– The Eppendorf tube and it’s uses – Tony Pattinson
– DIY cup stages and ball tables – Alan Wood
– eBay diaries – Tiskadill
– The new NHM microscope – Pam Hamer
Gossip Meetings/Lectures/Workshops: Record of exhibits
Reports of excursions
Reports of other meetings
Future meetings
Microscopes for sale
Colour enlarger for sale

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Cover of September 2014 BulletinSeptember 2014 – No. 66

Editorial
From the Secretary
From our members
– Photomicrography and stereophotomicrography – W A Cooper
– A paper microscope – Editor
– A watch glass holder – Norman Chapman
Virtual microscopy – Pam Hamer
Gossip Meetings/Lectures/Workshops: Record of exhibits
Reports of excursions
Reports of other meetings
Future meetings

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Cover of March 2014 BulletinMarch 2014 – No. 65

Editorial
From the Secretary
From the Meeting Secretary
From the Curator-Collections Officer
From the Librarian
Quekex 2014
From our members
– Some images of sand – Brian Davidson
– Notes on the hardware of dark ground illumination – Barry Ellam
– A member’s ramblings from abroad – Carel Sartory
– A project to construct a stage for stacking – Graham Mathews
– The eBay diaries – Tiskadill
Gossip Meetings/Lectures/Workshops: Record of exhibits
Quekex 2013
Excursions
Reports of other meetings
Future events

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Cover of September 2013 BulletinSeptember 2013 – No. 64

Editorial
From the Secretary
From the Curator-Collections Officer
From the Webmaster
From the Librarian
From our members
– Does it all stack up – Lewis Woolnough
– Accessories for manipulating objects under stereo microscopes – some extras – Darren Mann
– Leeuwenhoek microscope project – Jacky McPherson
Gossip Meetings/Lectures/Workshops: Record of exhibits
Reports of other meetings
Future events

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Cover of March 2013 BulletinMarch 2013 – No. 63

Editorial
Note from the President
From the Secretary
From the Meetings Secretary
From the Curator-Collections Officer
From the Webmaster Designate
From our members
– Coverslip processing of wax embedded sections – Colin Kirk
– Tar spot of sycamore leaves – Maurice Moss
– Accessories for manipulating objects under stereo microscopes – Alan Wood
– Drawing – Contributions by Gwyneth Thurgood, Maurice Moss, Barry Ellam and Norman Chapman
– The eBay diaries – Tiskadill
– A member’s ramblings from abroad – Carel Sartory
Gossip Meetings/Lectures/Workshops: Record of exhibits
Reports of other meetings
Future events

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Cover of September 2012 BulletinSeptember 2012 – No. 62

Editorial
Note from the President
From the Secretary
From the Meetings Secretary
From the Curator-Collections Officer
From our members
— Some experiences with a camera and microscope – Mike Gibson
— A note on Cooke, Troughton & Simms’ pre-war microscopes – Bob Nutall
— Showing children butterfly scales – Maurice Moss
— The eBay diaries – Tiskadill
— Maurice Stiassnie: a poorly recognized French microscope maker – Alain Berjonval
Gossip Meetings/Lectures: Record of exhibits
Reports of other meetings
Future meetings

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Cover of March 2012 BulletinMarch 2012 – No. 61

Editorial
Note from the President
Secretary’s notes
Notes from the Meetings Secretary
From the Curator-Collections Officer
Quekex 2012
From our members
— Micro-photography first steps – Alan Casperd
— The eBay Diaries – Tiskadill
Eumaeas minyas – a lycaenid butterfly – Maurice Moss
— An exhibition of microscopes – Dr Tomás Camacho
— A member’s ramblings from abroad – Carel Sartory
2011 Exhibition
Gossips, Lectures and Workshops: Record of exhibits
Reports of other meetings
Future meetings

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Cover of September 2011 BulletinSeptember 2011 – No. 60

Editorial
Note from the President
From the Curator-Collections Officer
From our members
— Lantern slides of rotifers returned to the Quekett – Mary Morris
— eBay diaries – Tiskadill
— William MacGillivray – A most interesting person – Pam Hamer
— Forget-me-nots, spirals and the golden ratio – Maurice Moss
— The Köhler Medal of the State Microscopical Society of Illinois – Brian Davidson
— An exhibition of Challenger slides – Brian Darnton
— Some experiments with mixed incident and transmitted illumination – Dr David Linstead
— The use of circularly polarising filters in photography – Don Thomson
Gossip Meetings/Lectures: Record of exhibits
Reports of other meetings
Future meetings

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Cover of March 2011 BulletinMarch 2011 – No. 59

Editorial
Note from the President
Secretary’s notes
From the Curator-Collections Officer
From the Webmaster
Quekex 2011
From our members
— eBay diaries – Tiskadill
— Plane polarized image of an agate section – Carel Sartory
— Dirt, dust and micrometeorites – Owen Facey
— A historically important copy of The Microscope – James Wearn
— Quekett and Pritchard – Brian Bracegirdle
— Lens cleaning – Don Thomson
— A Leitz SM-Lux mechanical stage repair – Peter Wheedon
— A member’s ramblings from abroad – Carel Sartory
— More news from abroad – Klaus-Peter John
— An attempt to count the potential number of Foraminifera tests in a 15cm cube of chalk from Ballard Down, Swanage based on the characteristics of a single test selected by observation – Brian Darnton
— A poem dedicated to J. T. Norman from The Londoniad – Tony Dutton
— Thoughts on the use of a digital microscope – Raymond Lintern & Pam Hamer
— A special slide – Colin Kirk
— The Golden Birdwing Butterfly – Maurice Moss
Gossip Meetings/Lectures – Record of exhibits
Reports of other meetings
Future meetings

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