a national collaborative research facility

  • for the characterisation of materials at the micro, nano and atomic scales
  • making expert support, training and instruments accessible to all researchers
  • enabling world-class Australian research and innovation

Researchers
Access microscopy and microanalysis at our locations around Australia. Our optical, electron, X-ray, scanning and ion-beam techniques are complimented by world-leading platforms such as atom probe tomography and advanced ion probes. Try our popular online tools, Technique Finder and MyScope to advance your research and microscopy training.

Impact
From healthcare to agriculture, engineering to archaeology, we enable Australian science. In addition to our core offering of microscopes, training and services to researchers, we engage with the wider community through exhibitions, publications and conferences. For science success stories, see our online and printed News & Media and watch our Impact video.

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Microscopy supports the brightest minds

August 7, 2014

Future Fellowships aim to attract and retain the best and brightest mid-career researchers and 150 ...Read More

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Linked Lab helps understand Ebola

August 7, 2014

Researchers in our Linked Laboratory at CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) have been ...Read More

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Impact of ocean plastics

June 20, 2014

Microscopic creatures that live on tiny ocean plastics greatly affect the fate and ecological ...Read More