Faculty of Science

Facilities

Facilities in the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science hosts world-class research facilities and sector-leading simulated learning environments. We continually invest in these facilities to develop our students’ skills as practitioners and innovators and to enable our staff, students and collaborators to undertake research and innovation to deliver global impact and excellence in teaching.

A number of our facilities are also available for use in commercial testing and consultancy.

School of Biological Sciences

Facilities in the School of Biological Sciences include Biophysical Laboratories, the Institute of Marine Sciences and the Centre for Environmental Technology (based in Petersfield).

Find out more on the school facilities page

Biology protein purification

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

ECAL

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences houses a wide range of laboratories that underpin our research as well as undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. These have recently been significantly upgraded, and are supported by dedicated technical and research staff.

Laboratories include:

Rock Mechanics Laboratory

Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Laboratory

Mass Spectrometry and Laser Ablation Laboratory

Find out more on the school facilities pages

Department of Geography

In the Department of Geography we offer fully equipped physical geography, GIS and photogrammetry labs.

Visit our department pages to read about our:

GIS and Remote Sensing Laboratory Resources 

Physical Geography and Meteorology Laboratory Resources

Field Equipment

Geography spectroscopy

School of Health Sciences and Social Work

Simbulance

The School of Health Sciences and Social Work has a Centre for Simulation in Healthcare which offers our students the opportunity to develop those practical skills necessary for working in the health-related sciences in a safe learning environment.

Read more on the SHSSW facilities page

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

The School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences has a range of facilities encompassing a spectroscopy suite, a microscopy suite, pharmaceutics laboratories.

View our facilities webpage here

Pharmacy microscopy

Department of Psychology

Psychology macaque centre

In the Department of Psychology we have a range of research suites and laboratories, as well as a macaque cognition centre, dog cognition centre, and autism centre for employment.

View our facilities pages

Department of Sport and Exercise Science

The Department of Sport and Exercise Science has a range of facilities encompassing research in Biomechanics, Physiology, Psychology and Sports Development. 

View our department page

Flume

Dental Academy

Dental phantom heads

The University of Portsmouth Dental Academy facility is split into two areas.

The Ground floor, which is academic teaching spaces, including conference rooms and lecture theatres.

The First floor is our Clinical floor, which consists of clinics, phantom head training rooms and a decontamination facility.