Analytical Facilities and Services

At the Centre for Chemical and Materials Analysis in the School of Chemistry, we provide the very highest quality analytical services, excellent facilities and high level of expertise. We can offer our services to other Schools within the University sector and external commercial organisations.  

Services and Techniques

To discuss how we may be able to assist you please contact Dr L Male on 0121 414 7481 or email

Research staff or students who would like to book time on our instrumentation will need to have a Stratocore bookings system account. If you do not have an account please go to and select one of the three Chemistry facilities (AFC, NMC or AMC) to register. Choose "account creation request" from the facility home page to create your account, you will then be able to request training from the "request" menu on the facility toolbar.

University of Birmingham Facilities 

The analytical facilities in the School of Chemistry are one of a number of Facilities in the University of Birmingham. More information can be found on our Enabling Technologies page. A selection of other Facilities that may be of interest are:

  • Biomolecular NMR Facility
  • Birmingham Environment for Academic Research (BEAR)
  • Centre for Electron Microscopy
  • The Centre of Membrane Proteins and Receptors (COMPARE)
  • Birmingham Advanced Light Microscopy facility (BALM)
  • Facility for Environmental Nanoscience Analysis and Characterisation (FENAC) 


Also in 'The Centre for Chemical and Materials Analysis'