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Adelaide Microscopy
Basement level,
Medical School North
Frome Road
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005

Telephone: +61 8 8313 5855
Facsimile: +61 8 8313 4356

Adelaide Microscopy

Centre for Advanced Microscopy and Microanalysis

Adelaide Microscopy offers a broad range of the most technologically advanced instrumentation for microscopy and microanalysis. Our scientific support services are available to universities, other institutions and the private sector.

Latest News & Events

The Microscope Project - an exhibition of decomissioned microscopes, State Library of SA, City Gallery 26 July - 21 Sept 2014


New Rates and Charges as at 1 July 2014

New Consumables and Sample Prep Charges as at 1 July 2014

*Corporate charges have increased from $280/hr to $300/hr from Jan 2014.

*Please note there is now a charge of $10/hr for users from outside Adelaide Uni on the Olympus BX51, MZ16FA and Nikon Petrographic microscopes.

*Liquid Nitrogen will no longer be available to purchase from Adelaide Microscopy as of 1st October 2014.


Latest Instruments at AM!

Nikon confocal and stereo microscopes at our Waite Facility

Staff changes

John Terlet retired on 28 February 2014. John served the microscopy community at The University of Adelaide for more than 25 years. Angus Netting is now Acting Director for the centre.


Become a member - Join the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society (AMMS)

Educational and other links

Serving the research community in partnership with


 Special Interest Groups