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The equipment housed at Adelaide Microscopy is accessible to everyone (conditions apply) but your booking options and charge rates may vary depending on your access level.

Booking - Initial enquiries for training, microscope sessions and sample preparation can be made at Adelaide Microscopy Reception, Ph. 8313 5855 or email.

Sample Coating - Prior to most electron microscope sessions it is essential that samples be submitted for coating. Allow at least three working days before your booked session for the samples to be coated. Samples for coating can be left in the coating room NB13.

An online booking system has been set up for your convenience. You will need to be trained on an instrument by Adelaide Microscopy staff to be able to login and make bookings.

**All visitors attending your session will need to be inducted to the Centre by an Adelaide Microscopy staff member.

For an instruction sheet and booking conditions click on the PDF file below.


A new booking system will be implemented on 1 January 2019.

Please refer to the following Quick Guides for further information:

A valid project code will be required by Adelaide Microscopy to book equipment or purchase consumables for UoA staff and students.

If you are a current user, and your contact details have changed and/or you have not completed a New User Registration Form in the past 12 months, please complete the Updating Registration Details for Users Form (editable PDF) and return by email.

Adelaide Microscopy

Ground Floor NG13,
Helen Mayo Building North
Frome Road
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005

Location and map


T: +61 8 8313 5855

Opening Hours

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

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Don't have an account? Register here.