Faculty of science research infrastructure
Here, we have gathered information about the research infrastructure available at the Faculty of Science. The facilities are varied and there is no sharp definition of what constitutes an infrastructure. If you are interested in using any facility, please contact designated person.
Advanced Light Microscope
The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics has two confokalmicroscopes (Leica SP1 point scanning confocal and Yocogava CSU-22Spinning disk system), and two epifluorescensmicroscopes and one FACS.
Albanova Nanofabrication Facility
Royal Institute of Technology Applied physics and Stockholm University Physics jointly run this facility located in AlbaNova University.
The AlbaNova Telescope is the largest operating optical telescope in Sweden, with a primary mirror diameter of 1 metre and a focal point distance of 11 metres. It weighs 2.3 metric tonnes (approximately 5 100 lb).
Contact: Magnus Näslund, email@example.com
Askö Laboratory is located on the island of Askö in the archipelago south of Stockholm. The field station is a national resource, open to any scientist with an interest to study the Baltic Sea or to conduct environmental monitoring.
Contact: Tina Elfwing, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aspvreten Research Station
The station is included in the national Swedish air-monitoring network and is also used in various research projects. 2018 the measurements were moved from Aspvreten to Norunda (60°05′N, 17°29′E), 30 km north of Uppsala.
Contact: Radovan Krejci, email@example.com
Bergius Botanic Garden
The primary objective of the Bergius Botanic Garden is to support teaching and research about plant diversity, but the garden is also a recreational spot and a source of botanical knowledge for all its visitors.
Open to all graduate students and researchers at Stockholm University and is an open service where you can go to discuss your project at the planning stage, get help with analysis and advice on how to proceed.
Core Processing Laboratory (CPL)
Possibility for logging, scanning and photographing of sediment cores. Belongs to the Department of Geological Sciences.
The DESIREE Facility has been built for studies of interaction processes involving atomic, molecular, and/or cluster ions.
Contact: Henning Schmidt, firstname.lastname@example.org
Electron microscopy center - EMC
The basis for EMC is several well-equipped high quality analytical transmission electron microscopes (TEM) and scanning electron microscopes (SEM) as well as two skilled instrument responsible.
Contact: Gunnar Svensson, email@example.com
Experimental Core Facility (ECF)
ECF is a modern research infrastructure offering opportunities for in vivo studies in mice and rats for basic research in biology, as well as applied research aimed to discover new treatment modalities. The mice and rats in ECF are maintained in an enriched environment with humidification and temperature control, and the staff is well trained in animal care. ECF can also offer advanced instrumentation for imaging and metabolism, with the aim to enable reproducible and state-of-the-art research studies.
Contact: Director of ECF, firstname.lastname@example.org
Growth room with temperature control at the Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences.
House of Science, Vetenskapens hus
House of Science, is a leading resource of inspiration and knowledge in Stockholm for students of all ages from primary school to gymnasium/high school levels as well as their teachers.
Ice Core Processing Laboratory
Freezing room for storing and processing ice drill cores under contamination-free conditions at the Department of Natural Geography.
Contact: Peter Jansson, email@example.com
Imaging facility at Stockholm University - IFSU
IFSU is a Core Facility for light- and electron-microscopy at Stockholm University. It offers services to users of advanced imaging at Stockholm University as well as from other institutions; provides hands-on training and advice for experimental set up and for instance guidance to the most suitable instrument to solve a specific imaging problem.
Contact: Chris Molenaar, firstname.lastname@example.org
Institute for Solar Physics
The Institute for Solar Physics is a national research infrastructure under the Swedish Research Council. It is managed as an independent institute associated with Stockholm University through its Department of Astronomy. We operate the Swedish 1-meter Solar Telescope (SST) on La Palma, currently the most highly resolving solar telescope in the world.
Contact: Jorrit Leenaarts, email@example.com
R/V Electra af Askö
Stockholm University Baltic Sea Centre provides a top-modern research vessel for research in the Baltic Sea. The ice-breaking vessel is 24,3 metres long and 7 metres wide. It is equipped with technical instruments for water- sediment- and geophysical sampling.
Contact: Christoph Humborg, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Intravital Microscopy Facility of Stockholm University (IVMSU)
A national infrastructure for advanced bioimaging. IVMSU is an open access facility and is equipped for a broad range of IVM-applications that require both multi- and single-photon microscopy. The equipment enables imaging of the dynamics of biological processes at cellular and subcellular levels, in the native environment and at high resolution.
Laser Spectroscopy Laboratory (LSL)
In-situ measures of CO2, CH4 and d13C i CO2 and CH4. The laboratory is a cooperation between ACES and IGV.
Contact: Marc Geibel, email@example.com
Material Analysis Center at Arrhenius Laboratory
MACAL (Materials Analysis Center at Arrhenius Laboratory) is organized into facilities, each headed by a facility manager who is responsible for maintenance and accessibility of instrumentation and efficient user training. Currently there are six facilities: X-ray diffraction, optical spectroscopy, surface analysis, thermal analysis, physical property characterization, soft matter characterization.
Contact: Ulrich Häussermann, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mechanical workshop services
The core facility comprises the mechanical workshops at the department IGV, located in Frescati, and at AlbaNova located in Albano. The services provided by the new core facility will replace services earlier provided by the central workshop, centralverkstaden, at Frescati Backe, which will be decommissioned during spring of 2021.
Micro-/Macrofossil Processing laboratory
Laboratory for extraction and analysis of micro- and macrofossils from sediment and peat at the Department of Physical Geography.
Contact: Martina Hättestrand, email@example.com
Navarino Environmental Observatory (NEO)
Navarino Environmental Observatory (NEO) is a cooperation between Stockholm University and the Academy of Athens and TEMES S.A. and is dedicated to research and education on the climate and environment of the Mediterranean region.
Contact: Johan Kuylenstierna, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nordic Optical Telescope
The Nordic Optical Telescope (NOT) is a 2.56-m telescope located at the Spanish "Roque de los Muchachos" Observatory (ORM), La Palma, Canarias, Spain.
Contact: Peter Lundqvist, email@example.com
NordNordita is the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, and its purpose is to carry out research and strengthen the Nordic collaboration within the basic areas of theoretical physics.
Contact: Thors Hans Hansson, firstname.lastname@example.org
PetroTectonics Analytical Facilities
The PetroTectonic Analytical Facilities provide geochemical and isotopic analyses of rocks for a variety of geological applications including petrology, mineralogy, fluid-flow and ore formation.
Contact: Vicky Pease, Vicky.Pease@geo.su.se
Salt Analysis Laboratory
An accredited laboratory for nutrient salt analyzes, especially in water. Specializing in measuring low nutrient salt levels. Belongs to the Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences.
Contact: Jakob Walve, email@example.com
Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) is a national center in Stockholm and Uppsala for molecular biosciences with focus on health and environmental research.
Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility
Solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) facility at Stockholm University provides resources and expertise in acquisition and interpretation of NMR data from solid materials. Besides NMR methodology development and support for research groups at Stockholm University, the facility is also open to other universities, institutes and industry.
Contact: Aleksander Jaworski, firstname.lastname@example.org
National Spark Plasma Sintring (SPS) facility
The facility has two SPS machines, SPS825 and SPS530ET, integrated with glove-box. The SPS facility is capable to subject the materials to rapid sintering cycles in vacuum or inert atmosphere. The materials include but are not restricted to ceramics, metals and alloys, intermetallics, composites and porous materials. The SPS facility can produce sintered materials of both small and large dimensions and handle air-sensitive materials.
Contact: Mirva Eriksson
Stable Isotope Laboratory (SIL)
The objective for the Stable Isotope Laboratory at the Department of Geological Sciences is to develop new methods for use in geochemistry.
The university offers through the Mathematical Institution researchers, including graduate students, support with statistical problems within research projects. One of the Faculty of Sciences ''core facilities''.
Contact: Jan-Olov Persson, email@example.com
Stockholm Luminescence Laboratory
Laboratory and equipment for determining the age of sediment deposits at the Department of Physical Geography.
Contact: Martina Hättestrand, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stockholm Mathematics center
Stockholm Mathematics center is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology. The aim is that the Stockholm area will increase its power of attraction for the best students as well as for prominent teachers and researchers.
Contact: Mats Boij, email@example.com
Stockholm University Tree-Ring Laboratory
The Facility is also known as the Dendrolab and is dedicated to research and education in the field of paleoclimatology.
Contact: Björn Gunnarson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stockholm University Brain Imaging Centre (SUBIC)
SUBIC provides a range of neuroimaging platforms and is open for all researchers. Here you can image everything from human brains to tissue samples. Assistance offered from the planning to analysis stage.
Contact: Elin Allzén, email@example.com
Swedish e-Science Research Centre (SeRC)
The Swedish e-Science Research Centre (SeRC) is an environment within the strategic research area of e-Science, funded by the Swedish government Strategic Research Area Initiative and based on a collaboration between four universities: Kungliga Tekniska högskolan, Stockholms universitet, Karolinska institutet and Linköpings universitet.
Tarfala Research Station
Tarfala Research Station is run by Stockholm University and hosted by the Department of Physical Geography. The station is located in an alpine setting in the Kebnekaise mountains, northern Sweden.
Tarfala runs a monitoring program including measurements of weather, glaciers, rivers, lakes and vegetation. The stations is equipped with staff and facilities to support science and student projects.
Contact: Nina Kirchner, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tovetorp Research Station
Tovetorp is a Zoological Research Station in Södermanland, south of Stockholm. It conducts research in ethology and ecology and education. The station, which is part of the Department of Zoology, also offers excellent opportunities for meetings of various kinds.
Zeppelin Research Station
An international research station in the Arctic where advanced measurements are made in the areas of climate and environmental research. The station is situated on Svalbard.
Last updated: November 8, 2023
Source: The Office of Science