LABplus contains a variety of equipment for student use. Most of our equipment must remain within LABplus, however some field equipment is available for loan. You can browse the full online catalogue of equipment and resources on Smart Hub. Followed the link on the book your visit page, and please book all equipment in advance of visiting.

Microscope cameras

Mounted microscope cameras and a portable tablet camera are available for use in LABplus. We also have smartphone adapters to enable photography using your own device. All microscope photography equipment is housed in the technicians office.

Fine balance

Book this station and resource if you intent to use the balance. For help or assistance with using the balance please ask the LABplus technical staff.


Laptops can be booked for use in LABplus. The LABplus laptops have a variety of specialist software relating to the equipment and your course. For more information browse the online catalogue.

Handheld GPS

We have a small number of Garmin handheld GPS units available in LABplus for students to borrow. If you would like to loan a GPS unit please contact us

Tablets for field note taking

LABplus holds 5 Ipads and 5 Samsung Galaxy tablets to assist students with fieldwork note taking. If you would like to loan a tablet, please book well in advance of your field course. Contact for assistance.