Lab Services

The Crestwood Environmental Laboratory specialises in the testing of air/gas, water, soil and leachate samples. CEL Laboratory has been set up in 2015 to provide air/gas soil and water analysis, inorganics and organics analysis, geotechnical chemical testing and metal analysis. 

The new laboratory will be set up in a brand new state of the art science facility at the University of Wolverhampton’s Rosalind Frankin’s building. Spanning 6 floors, spread over 6000sqm, the facilities have been created to cater for a wide range of scientific fields. Packed with the newest technology the Rosalind Franklin Building provides a fantastic platform where research and innovation in the West Midlands will be showcased. 

The Rosalind Franklin Building is equipped with a wide range of scientific equipment to facilitate research and equipment for chemical analysis include Gas Chromatography, ICP (Inductively Coupled Plasma) analysis, XRF (X-Ray Florence), XRD (X-Ray Diffraction). The building also houses Genetic analysis equipment for the study of Forensic Science; pill testing and manufacture equipment for Pharmaceutical studies and a £200,000 Confocal Microscope has also been purchased that enables the viewer to see the structure of living cells in 3 dimensions. In Addition, there is a tissue culture facility, a fermentation suite for the production of biological inoculum and a state of the art greenhouse facility on the roof of the building for the study of Plant Biology.      

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