The Centre offers units in microscopy and microanalysis to undergraduates and assistance or supervision to postgraduates using the facilities.

Undergraduate

CMCA staff contribute to units with a focus on microscopy and microanalysis are offered as part of undergraduate science and engineering degrees.

Honours students with projects involving significant use of the facilities are encouraged to organise co-supervision with Centre staff.

Courses

Undergraduate courses that focus on microscopy and microanalysis and which involve CMCA staff are:

Courses rates

Course charges are only levied if an individual wishes to obtain training from CMCA by attending a training course, but does not wish to register and use CMCA's facilities under hourly or subscription use.

Short courses WACM Publicly funded researchers External users
Introductory modules $450 $450 $595
Advanced modules $220 $220 $295

Please note:

  • Rates include limited use of consumables; excessive use will result in additional charges.
  • Cancellations must be advised to CMCA at least 48 hours prior to the start of the course.
  • Anyone who is registered for a course and does not attend (unless they cancel before the specified 48 hours) will be charged.
  • All rates are exclusive of GST.

Course dates

Introductory courses are held three times a year.

Enrolment in introductory courses is part of registration.

Introductory courses are held three times a year. Each course will run over 2-3 days, depending on the number of participants.

Enrolment in introductory courses is part of registration.

Introductory courses 2018
COURSE ROUND 1 ROUND 2 ROUND 3
Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) 29 January 25 June 1 October
Energy-dispersive X-ray microanalysis systems (EDS) 5 February 2 July 8 October
Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) 12 February 9 July 15 October

XRD

19 February 16 July 22 October
Flow cytometry 26 March 2 July 8 October

Please note: there is no longer a formal optical/confocal training course. All training will be arranged and provided on a case by case basis. The training schedule will be discussed at the New User Meeting following registration.

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