Facility Access and Contact Us

Academic and commercial clients can purchase access to the facility. Please contact the Facility Director to discuss your project (contact details below).

The facility can provide:

  • Guidance on the design and conduct of mesocosm experiments.
  • Technical expertise in environmental sensor development, maintenance and operation.
  • Bespoke training for personnel e.g. sensors, control, data handling.
  • Teaching opportunities in our on-site laboratory and outdoor spaces.

EcoLaboratory Enquiries

For enquiries about the EcoLaboratory and its services, please contact:

ledger-markDr Mark Ledger
Facility Director
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 5540


Dr Matthew O’CallaghanDr Matthew O’Callaghan
Facility Manager


khamis-kieranDr Kieran Khamis

Postdoctoral Fellow


Contact Address:

College of Life and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT, UK

Twitter: EcoLaboratory


The Environmental Change Outdoor Laboratory is located between the Computer Centre and the Elms Plant. You may also refer to the Edgbaston Campus Map (PDF - 456KB) for more details.