Sydney Analytical is the University’s core research facility dedicated to material, chemical and biological analysis. We offer access to the University’s flagship capabilities for vibrational and X-ray spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, X-ray and light scattering, drug discovery and magnetic resonance, as well as expert technical guidance, to support researchers as they address their most challenging research priorities.
Sydney Analytical complements the important work being undertaken at local and international centres for collaborative research. We partner with researchers from Sydney Nano, the Brain and Mind Centre and Charles Perkins Centre, and the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, as well as extensive collaboration with industry and partners. Sydney Analytical is home to world-class facilities and expertise that drive academic excellence and high-impact research outcomes.
What new ways of seeing can scientific equipment bring to cultural heritage material in museum collections?
Take a behind-the-scenes look at how Sydney Analytical has been collaborating with the Chau Chak Wing Museum on scientific analysis of cultural materials.
- Watch our 2023 National Science Week video series
- See a webinar on our analysis of an ancient Egyptian mummy
- Read about our scientific analysis of early modern belt toggles from the Powerhouse Museum (for the 2023 Chinese Toggles: Culture in Miniature exhibition at Chau Chak Wing Museum)
- Learn about our analysis of an ancient Egyptian mummy from the Nicholson Museum collection, held in the Chau Chak Wing Museum