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Adelaide Microscopy

  • Microanalysis
  • State-of-the-art Instrumentation
  • Facilities and services
  • Microscopy services at Waite
  • Image gallery

Welcome to Adelaide Microscopy, the Centre for Advanced Microscopy and Microanalysis.

Adelaide Microscopy offers access to 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.

Adelaide Microscopy Entrance Changes

As of 23/10/2017 staff and visitors will no longer be able to access Adelaide Microscopy through the main or side Medical School doors until further notice. Please follow the signage to the new entrance and use the doors at the rear of the building on the ground floor to visit reception and the PC2 labs. To access the electron microscope and laser ablation labs please enter the basement at the bottom of the ramp, also at the back of the Medical School building.

Educational and other links

MyScope Virtual Microscopy Open external site link in new windowonline education tool for microscopists.
Virtual Electron Microscopy Open external site link in new window, a fun interactive online SEM. 
Nikon Small World Competition Open external site link in new window enter the annual competition or view some amazing microscopy images DEADLINE 30 APRIL EACH YEAR.

AMMS Society

Become a member of AMMS - Join the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society (AMMS) Open external site link in new window

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Adelaide Microscopy

Ground Floor NG13,
Medical School North
Frome Road
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005

Location and map


T: +61 8 8313 5855
F: +61 8 8313 4356

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
(except public holidays and University closure days over the Christmas/New Year period)

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