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Research Facilities

Environmental Analysis Laboratory

The University's Environmental Analysis Laboratory operates through the School of Environment Science and Engineering supporting academic staff and postgraduate research.

Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing Laboratory

The GIS and remote sensing centre has close contact with the North coast GIS user group (NCSIG) and provides specialist laboratories for undergraduate and short course teaching and for postgraduate research.

Southern Cross Plant Science

Southern Cross Plant Science brings together leading expertise in the fields of plant genetics, phytochemistry and ethnopharmacology enabling us to investigate and improve existing crops as well as developing new useful medicinal and food plants and high value plant products.

Southern Cross Plant Science (SCPS) provides a complete range of plant research capabilities from the association of DNA sequences with individuals, populations and traits, to genetic regulation and expression analyses and analysis of quality traits. We also carry out metabolite profiling, phytochemical analysis and research and development of bioactive natural products within facilities accredited by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (Aust.)

Scanning Electron Microscopy Laboratory

The scanning electron microscopy unit provides electron microscopy services to postgraduate students, staff members and commercial research projects/consultancies.

Updated: 09 December 2015