Centres of Excellence
The Mechanical Workshop specialises in manufacturing research apparatus, including vacuum chambers and complex assemblies. We are able to provide advice in the design and development of equipment and may assist in the selection of material and manufacturing processes available. Some of our services include computer controlled milling and turning, electric discharge machining, a fully equipped welding shop, grinding and sheet metal cutting and folding.
The Electronics Unit provides advice with regard to the design, development, fabrication and manufacturing of new electronic components. We are also able to provide maintenance for a variety of devices, and assist with the selection of new equipment for your experimental apparatus.
Provides support for general building issues, electrical reticulation systems, new building projects, minor refurbishments, security, building and room access, laboratory safety concerns and carpentry projects.
The School Computer Unit provides support for all IT functions within the School. Please contact us for issues regarding computer access, printing, scanning, archiving and backup needs. We are able to provide advice for both the purchase of software and licensing. We provide support for all UNIX, LINUX, Windows and MACOS operating systems. We are also the main contact for all issues with the communication and telephone systems.