The Natural History Museum’s versatile Imaging and Analysis Centre contains an extensive range of sophisticated instruments that can be used for a wide variety of research purposes.
It is staffed by specialists experienced in the preparation and analysis of:
The facilities are available for consultancy work and for use by:
Find out about the complementary techniques on offer for determining the concentrations of elements and chemical species in a wide range of samples. These include ion chromatography and inductively coupled plasma techniques.
The Museum’s micro-analysis instruments present the opportunity to conduct both qualitative and quantitative elemental analysis of samples. Learn about the instruments and their capabilities.
The centre offers a variety of instrumentation for both 2D and 3D imaging of samples including scanning electron microscopes, a confocal microscope, a transmission electron microscope and state-of-the-art computed tomography scanners. Find out more about the techniques and instruments available.
Meet the people who work in the Museum's Imaging and Analysis Centre.
Supporting research projects involving the capture, storage, analysis and presentation of geographical data.