Contact and access to the SIMS facility
Contact details and guidance on access to the facility for staff, students and visitors including costs and application information.
Anyone eligible to apply for a NERC Research Grant can apply for facility time. You can find guidance, application deadlines forms and more under 'access via NERC application' below.
Other scientists and commercial users may gain access to the facility for a charge. If you would like to access the facility, please contact us directly via the contact details below.
Facility staff are not eligible to apply.
Access via NERC application
Costs for use
Contact and location
Additional information about the NERC Ion Micro-Probe Facility may be obtained by contacting us below.
Ion Micro-Probe Facility
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- Follow us on Twitter: @IonProbe
- Address: Ion Micro-Probe Facility, Grant Institute, School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, James Hutton Road, EDINBURGH EH9 3FE
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The NERC Ion Micro-Probe Facility (SIMS) is located in Room 112/113 of the Grant Institute, King's Buildings campus at the University of Edinburgh.
Please note that parking on campus is strictly by permit only, and parking spaces are subject to availability. Commercial and external users should contact our staff about parking arrangements.