Acadia University Research Facilities

Our department is equipped with ultra-modern pieces of research equipment adequately catering our research needs. Most of these are recently purchased through grants from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. These include (list is not comprehensive):


• Varian Analytical HPLC (NSERC RTI)
Varian Semi-preparative HPLC (NSERC RTI)
Laser flash photolysis system (NSERC RTI)
Varian GC-MS (CFI)
HP 5890 GC-MS
HP 5890 GC with TCD and FID
Perkin-Elmer 4100ZL Graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometer
Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
Gel-electrophoresis equipment
PolarimeterUltraviolet and Visible Spectrophotometers
Infrared Spectrometer
CEM Discover microwave reactor
Smog chamber

Acadia Centre for Microstructural Analysis (ACMA)

Bruker 300 MHz NMR spectrometer
Polarization modulation infrared reflection absorption spectroscopy
Scanning electron microscope
Transmission Electron Microscope
Confocal microscope
Atomic force microscope
Electrochemical quartz nanobalance

KC Irving Environmental Science Centre (KCIC)

PerkinElmer SCIEX ELAN DRC-e Inductively Coupled Plasma - Plasma Mass Spectrometer (CFI LOF)
Elemental Analyzer (CHNS)
DNA sequencer
Growth chambers

For more information visit the ACMA and KCIC websites