School of GeoSciences

Accessing the Facility

Details on gaining access to the Facility.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for Facility time is 5pm on Friday 16th April 2021.

Access Eligibility and Application Forms

Anyone who is eligible to apply for a NERC Research Grant is eligible to apply for facility time. Facility staff are not eligible to apply. Other scientists and commercial users may gain access to the facility for a charge .

Ion Probe Feedback

The EIMF has found that the most valuable feedback is obtained anonymously. To achieve this the Facility will request feedback every year, but if you would like to make any comment now, please use the form below. The Facility staff will respond, if a response is required. Alternatively, and more formally, you may contact the Chair of our Steering Group Committee.

Ion Micro-Probe Steering Group Committee

The Members of the Steering Group Committee (2019) are:

NERC Approved Projects

NERC approved and supported Ion Micro-Probe projects for years 1996 to 2020.

Ion Micro-Probe Charging Scheme

The Ion Micro-Probe time is allocated in a block of eight hours (eg 9am-5pm) and charged at a rate depending on the funding body.

How To Find Us

The Facility is located in Room 112/113 in the Grant Institute (Earth Sciences), The University of Edinburgh, King's Buildings, James Hutton Road, Edinburgh EH9 3FE.

Accommodation In Edinburgh

The guest houses and hotels listed below are all close to the King's Buildings site.