How to access ASCUS Lab

ASCUS Lab Project Proposal

*Update: In line with current Scottish Government Covid-19 guidance we will be re-opening ASCUS Lab to all current lab members on the 1st of May 2021. If you are interested in joining as a new member please see details below on how to submit a project proposal*

If you already have some lab experience and have a project in mind you’d like to get in touch with us about, please let us know the details using the form below.

Whether you are experienced or are new to working in a lab, as part our your membership you will need to attend a compulsory Health & Safety induction to our space before you can get started.

If you have any questions about the different membership options or want to discuss your ideas, and what might be possible to access via ASCUS Lab Membership, then please get in touch with us at lab@ascus.org.uk, we’d be happy to answer any questions you may have.

*Update: Please note that due to the Covid-19 crisis drop-in access to ASCUS Lab has been suspended. Please contact us directly on lab@ascus.org.uk to book a lab member session.*

How to Find Us

1. Turn left at reception and walk down the corridor towards the cafe.
2. Turn right at the cafe and walk down the corridor towards the Anatomy Lecture theatre.
3. After going down the small set of steps, and immediately before the double doors, turn left and walk down the corridor.
4. Go through the double doors at the end of the corridor and up the stairs.
5. Turn right at the top of the stairs and go through the door into another corridor.
6. The ASCUS Lab is the door opposite the door into which you entered the corridor.

 
 

ASCUS Lab Microscopy Induction

One way to access our Open Sessions is to come along to one of our themed lab inductions. Our inductions currently cover two different themes, microscopy and microbiology, so let us know which one you are interested in attending and we can arrange to run one for you. More about our Microscopy Induction Our microscopy induction is for anyone interested …

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ASCUS Lab Microbiology Induction

One way to access our Open Sessions is to come along to one of our themed lab inductions. Our inductions currently cover two different themes, microscopy and microbiology, so let us know which one you are interested in attending and we can arrange to run one for you. More about our Microbiology Induction Our microbiology induction is for anyone interested …

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Microscopy for Beginners | Jun-Jul 2017

Microscopy for Beginners [5 weeks] *Concessions are for: full time students; unemployed persons, senior citizens, and disabled persons. If you have booked as a concession you must provide proof of status on arrival. Course Outline This is a series of skills workshops combining presentation, demos and hands-on learning activities for anyone interested in learning the basics of microscopy in a …

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Microscopy for Beginners

Microscopy for Beginners [5 weeks] Course Outline This is a series of skills classes combining presentation, demos and hands-on learning activities for anyone interested in learning the basics of microscopy in a fun, creative and experimental environment. The course will cover the following topics: Experience ways of creating striking images by venturing into the unseen world of microscopy, exploring different …

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