School of Geography, Geology and the Environment Facilities

All of the laboratories in the William Smith Building have been refurbished over the past few years to provide up-to-date teaching and research facilities. The images below show some of these laboratories. In addition, staff and students have the use of facilities and equipment in the Lennard-Jones building housing Chemistry, Physics and Forensic Science.

We have the following facilities:

  • Ice Lab
  • Geochemistry Laboratory 
  • Water Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Sediments Laboratory
  • Crushing Room for reducing rocks to a powder for subsequent analysis
  • Cold Room for research into ice
  • Beaver Laboratory used for lectures, practical and computer classes
  • Mineralogy/Petrology Lab 

Accreditation logo for Geological Society Accreditation logo for IEMA Accreditation logo for IES Accreditation logo for RGS Accreditation logo for Athena Swan Bronze

*Accreditation is dependent on the degree route and modules taken