Science facilities at UWE Bristol

Hone your scientific skills working with the very latest technology in recently refurbished science labs. You'll get hands-on with the latest equipment and gather the practical experience you need for a successful scientific career.

What's waiting for you?

A practical scientific experience to put you ahead

Our Applied Sciences courses have an emphasis on practical laboratory and field experience. That's good news after graduation: you'll go into the workplace confident in your skills and ready to hit the ground running.

Step into the Lab Zone

Our 'Lab Zone' is made up of a connected series of research labs and teaching spaces, and is home to over 1,000 undergraduate and post-graduate students. Our fantastic facilities were refurbished in 2019, and include labs for every kind of investigation. You'll find:

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Analytical Sciences

  • Chemistry instrumentation.
  • Centre for Research in Analytical Materials and Sensor Science (CRAMSS).
  • Crime scene house (forensic science facilities).
  • Electrochemical Sensors laboratory.
  • Electron Microscope Unit.
  • Screen-printing room.
  • Sensors laboratory.
  • Volatile analysis laboratory.

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Biological and Human Sciences

  • Microbiology and Molecular Biology laboratory.
  • Nuclear Suite.
  • Physiology laboratory.
  • Plant and Microbial Research laboratory.

Biomedical Sciences

  • Bioluminescence room.
  • Centre for Research in Biosciences (CRIB).
  • In Vitro Toxicology laboratory.

Environmental Sciences

  • Air Quality Management Resource Centre (AQMRC).
  • Environmental Field Centre.
  • Environmental laboratory.
  • Envirotron greenhouse.
  • Molecular Biology and Post-Genomic Science
  • Bristol Genomics Research Institute (BGRI).
  • Plant and Bacteria Molecular Biology laboratory.

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