Main Teaching Lab
The main teaching laboratory with room for up to 50 students. Fitted out with 3 fume cupboards, coldroom and a huge amount of bench space allowing set ups for all kinds of lab work.
Set aside for noisy and dirty work, such as sieving, milling, grinding and crushing. The lab also houses drying ovens and furnaces.
Set up for projects where preparation of samples is best kept separate for risk factors, such as Hydrofluoric Acid preparation, this lab is set up with a fume cupboard with back-wash, microwave digestion system, autoclave, freeze drier, and several centrifuges.
Filled with microscopes for Pollen, Diatom, Testate Amoeba, Chironomids and other biological indicators used in Environmental Reconstruction and Geoarchaeology.
Home to our Shimadzu TOC-V, Malvern Mastersizer 2000, CHNS Analyser, Magnetic Susceptibility and XRF equipment.
Perkin Elmer 2100 Optima ICP-OES, Perkin Elmer NexION 350D ICP-MS, and Metrohm 882 Ion Chromatograph.