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Edward D Boyes



BSc (Leeds), MSc (Surrey), PhD (Cambridge), FRMS, FInstP


Recent Highlights

  • Fellow of Microscopy Society of America
  • The Royal Society Dynamic Microscopy Symposium invited speaker (2019)

Summary of expertise

  • Nanostructural Studies
  • Aberration Corrected High Resolution Electron Microscopy
  • Low voltage, high resolution SEM developments
  • Dynamic studies

University roles




Over 300 refereed scientific papers and co-authored books and journal issues including, Electron Microscopy in Heterogeneous Catalysis (IOPP) and Microscopy and Microanalysis (Cambridge UP). Click the publications tab above for details.

Research group(s)

Research Group: Condensed Matter Physics

External activities


  • Fellow of Microscopy Society of America
  • The Royal Society Dynamic Microscopy Symposium invited speaker (2019)
  • European Microscopy Congress (EMC) 2012-programme committee
  • Royal Microscopical Society UK Council
  • Fellow of the Institute of Physics

Invited talks and conferences

  • Frontiers in electron microscopy and materials science (FEMMS),  Nagasaki, Japan;
  • Microanalysis meeting, Gdansk, Poland;
  • Innovative materials Conference, Gyeong-Ju, South Korea;
  • Department of Materials, University of Oxford;
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore;
  • International Advanced Microscopy and Theory Conference, Nagoya, Japan; 
  • European Microscopy Congress, Germany;
  • Electron microscopy conference, University of Cadiz, Spain;
  • Chair and Organiser of international symposia including SEM symposium at Microscience-2010, London and European Microscopy Congress.
  • Invited Lecture on Microscopy in heritage studies of medieval buildings at environmental risk, International Microscopy Congress (IMC17, 2010), Brazil.

Other Distinctions and Highlights

  • ERDF/EU/Nanofactory award of postdoctoral fellowship
  • UK-India Educational Research Initiative (UKIERI) award
  • Development of novel ultra high resolution low voltage SEM
  • Served on EPSRC discussion panels
  • Industrial collaborations with leading industries of UK and USA/studentships
  • Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society
  • Co-authored books and journal issues, including Electron Microscopy in heterogeneous catalysis (IOPP), Microscopy and Microanalysis (Cambridge University Press);

Ed Boyes

York JEOL Nanocentre
Helix House
University of York
YO10 5DD
Tel: +44 (0)1904 328407
Fax: +44 (0)1904 328485
Room: Nanocentre