Advanced Composites Manufacturing Centre
A leading composites facility working with large and small companies to provide short courses and workshops, test materials, help improve processes and solve manufacturing problems.
Analysis and Materials Characterisation Suite
Imaging, mechanical property testing and microstructural characterisation for your product design and manufacture.
Comprising of an ocean wave basin, coastal basin and sediment wave flume the Coastal, Ocean And Sediment Transport (COAST) laboratory provides physical model testing with combined waves, currents and wind, offered at scales appropriate for device testing, array testing, environmental modelling and coastal engineering.
A consultancy and research group focusing on engineering design and industrial computational fluid dynamics (CFD).
A consultancy and research group focusing on product, interior and building design. Design Lab helps organisations in the public and private sectors build creative ‘go-to-market’ solutions to help them grow or develop ideas. This award-winning team connects a ‘design-thinking’ trans-disciplinary approach that provides sustainable business solutions with viable technological solutions that are desirable and meaningful to people and their environment.
Electron Microscopy Centre
Offering expert and specialist support to industry with a comprehensive range of light microscopes, electron microscopes, imaging processing and analysis software.
High Performance Computer Centre
Enabling supercomputer based research, training staff in data security and in deploying HPC solutions or just inspiring teams with how the HPC can help to run a business in a more cost effective way.
IBM Smarter Planet Lab
A test bed to explore how The Internet of Things is transforming our relationship with the world, building a more sustainable and stable planet.
ISO9001 Analytical Testing Laboratories
Conducted under ISO 9001:2008 certification, the work carried out in our 4 certified laboratories includes routine analysis as well as primary research into new analytical methodologies. These can be accessed by industry to support various types of investigation, research and development projects. The labs offer a bespoke service supported by academic and technical expertise in areas including environment, biology, geology and chemistry.
Immersive Vision Theatre
The IVT is regularly used by external groups for training and learning, conferences and for public performances. With recent advances in technology and software the IVT can also be used in subjects as varied as digital art and technology, biosciences, design, dentistry, geology, mathematics and psychology.
Marine Navigation Centre
With its combination of dedicated systems and flexible teaching space, the Marine Navigation Centre aims to meet the needs of the maritime world - from learning how to navigate super tanks or super yachts, to providing professional development courses tailored to specific organisations.
An in-house media production company which utilises the skills of the University's students and recent graduates to produce high quality advertisements, short films and documentaries for a wide range of both internal and external clients.
Robotics Laboratory Suite
Housing an impressive range of robot resources the lab supports multidisciplinary group with interests in cognitive systems and robotics and their constituent technologies. The group has strong national and international links with both industry and other research institutes.
Systems Biology Centre
Offering genomics and proteomics facilities to researchers and industry partners. The facility provides a comprehensive range of equipment and software to support a wide range of customers from different disciplines.
Wolfson Nanomagnetics Laboratory
From communications and defence to photo surgery, this fully-equipped laboratory uses the latest tools to solve your science and technology problems.