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Access our facilities

Enquire now to make use of our instruments
Provide us with your project goals and requirements, and our staff will put together a tailored registration and training program to ensure that you can make the most of our facilities.

Access procedure


Consultation. After we receive your project enquiry, our staff will work with you to put together a viable project design, taking into account factors such as experimental scope, instrument requirements, and budget.


Activation. We will assist you in registering your project in our Access System, and will guide you through any approvals necessary.


Induction. We will organise a bespoke training program specific to your needs, giving you autonomous access to our facilities to complete your project.

Acknowledging Sydney Analytical

When writing up your research please remember to acknowledge the role of our facilities and expertise. Acknowledgments demonstrate that investments in equipment and people have led to important outcomes. Your publications, presentations, and posters are a vital part of the business case for ongoing funding of Sydney Analytical. Here are sample statements of acknowledgement:

  • "The authors acknowledge the facilities and the scientific and technical assistance of Sydney Analytical, a core research facility at The University of Sydney.”
  • This research was facilitated by access to Sydney Analytical, a core research facility at the University of Sydney
  • We thank <insert name(s) of staff member(s)> for assistance and advice with <insert type of work> that was carried out at Sydney Analytical, a core research facility at the University of Sydney.”

Please let us know if you have published a paper acknowledging us.

User Access Scheme

The Core Research Facilities User Access Scheme supports the University Research Strategy through provision of small grants to support access to facilities.

For detailed information, please refer to our guidelines for applicants (PDF, 93KB).