Many of our facilities are centrally managed with a wide range of techniques available and staffed by dedicated research officers.

Chemical Characterisation and Analysis Facility (CCAF)

The Chemical Characterisation and Analysis Facility combines cutting-edge analytical equipment with extensive in-house expertise to provide a comprehensive chemical characterisation service for the commercial sector.

The principle characterisation tools available include Mass Spectrometry (with and without liquid chromatography), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Single Crystal and Powder X-ray Diffraction.

Go to the CCAF website to find out more.

Microscopy and Analysis Suite (MAS)

We provide microscopy and analysis equipment and expertise to support research. A range of instruments are available including electron microscopes, confocal laser scanning, high content, raman and scanning probe microscopes and flow cytometers.

Go to the MAS website to find out more.

Milner Genomics Centre

Our Milner Genomics Centre provides genome sequencing and analysis for evolution research. We offer rapid and competitively priced genome sequencing, assembly and databasing/analysis, both collaboratively and as a service.

Find out more about the Milner Genomics Centre.

Undergraduate teaching laboratories

Our purpose-built labs are used for undergraduate teaching and research.

We also have glasshouses including GM controlled rooms for plants and insects, anaerobic chambers, a sterilisation, decontamination and washing up facility and a central stores including deep-frozen reagents from major manufacturers.