Facilities in the School of Science and Engineering

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Our facilities

scan images of human skulls of different ages

Research facility

The Scheuer collection is considered the only active repository of juvenile skeletal remains in the world

animal bones in a lab with students in the background

Research facility

The comparative osteological collection is another of our active skeletal repositories which is being continually expanded

A photograph of a person in uniform working in the Thiel Cadaver Facility

Research facility

We use the Thiel embalming system, which offers a novel and revolutionary experience of working with human material compared to other preservation methods

Person in a hazmat suit kneeling on the ground in the woods

Research facility

All of our forensic anthropology staff are casework active and some have given evidence in court in the UK (Scotland, England Wales). All forensic anthropology and archaeology practitioners are certified with their professional bodies.

Research facility

The Scottish Marine And Renewables Test (SMART) Centre

Research facility

We maintain a well-equipped geotechnical engineering laboratory for teaching and research support

Research facility

The Concrete Technology Unit has some of the best equipped laboratories in the UK

Research facility

The laboratory gives a sterile working environment where you can grow/maintain cells and engineer tissues under the correct physiochemical conditions.

Lecture theatre

Our purpose-built observation lab records human interaction with technology

Lecture theatre

Designed primarily to support the gathering of user requirements, especially through the use of drama