The University of Leicester offers a range of analytical services. Some examples are given below, if you can't find what you're looking for please contact us on Freephone 0800 023 4439 or using the contact form.
University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) is a professional archaeological unit building on over 20 years' experience in field projects. It offers a comprehensive range of archaeological services carried out to the highest professional standards, quickly and cost-effectively. All work follows the appropriate code or standard of the Institute of Field Archaeologists (IFA). ULAS is an IFA Registered Organisation. A high quality archaeological consultancy and research service centred in a leading university archaeology department offering: Consultancy, Desk-based assessments, Building survey, Geophysical survey, Field survey and evaluation, Excavation, Post-excavation, Publication, display and interpretation.
Services range from mineralogical determination of clay samples to elemental determination at sub-ppm levels in rocks, soils, sediments and water samples.
Specialists in the production of mice containing customised genetic modifications to suit your research requirements.
Obrus Microbiology Services provides a dedicated, independent service in the evaluation of antimicrobial and therapeutic agents against a range of microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, virus and amoebae.
We also specialise in the isolation and identification of pathogenic free-living amoebae such as Naegleria fowleri and Acanthamoeba from water, environmental and clinical samples.
We work with clients from all over the world and have a reputation for the services we provide in the evaluation of contact lens disinfectant solutions against the ocular parasite Acanthamoeba.
The Department of Chemistry has a range of facilities that can be of direct benefit to industrial companies. These include:-
- High-pressure reactor facility
- Xray Crystallography
- Mass Spectrometry
The Advanced Microscopy Centre comprises four instruments, a UHV STM, an SPM, a FEGSEM with EBSD and EDX and a TEM with EDX and the associated specimen preparation equipment for preparing thin foils or carbon replicas.
The department has a range of services in the following areas:
- Condensed matter physics
- Earth observation science
- Radio and space plasma physics
- X-ray and observational astronomy
- Theoretical astrophysics
- Space projects and instrumentation
- Clean room facilities