Tour Our Research Facilities

The Avestro Group is located primarily in laboratory CG026 and shares facilities in CG233 with the McGonigal and Walton research groups.

Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

South Entrance (facing the Palatine Centre)

CG233, East wing

CG233, East wing

Plenty of sun, surprisingly!

CG233, East wing

CG233, East wing

Ample bench space and shelving

CG233, West wing

CG233, West wing

Houses the majority of fume and our chemical/solvent inventory

Fume Cupboards

Fume Cupboards

We have 6 single and 3 double fume cupboards that are allocated two hot-stirrer plates and a 3-line Schlenk per chemist. High-vac & low-vac pumps, nitrogen or argon atmosphere, and water valves.

Schlenk Lines

Schlenk Lines

Every fume cupboard comes with at least one 3-line Schlenk (doubles come with two!)

Rotary Evaporators

Rotary Evaporators

We have 3 total in the lab (Büchi).

Analytical Balances

Analytical Balances

We have 6 total in the lab, down to 0.01 mg tolerances.

Corner bench, East wing

Corner bench, East wing

CombiFlash Rf+ Chromatography System

CombiFlash Rf+ Chromatography System

Automated chromatography for enhanced normal phase and reverse phase separations with 200-800 nm detection. Saves solvent, saves immobile phase (eg silica). Hooked up to the Durham network for remote control from your desk.

Centrifuge

Centrifuge

High-G centrifuge for up to 8 samples (50 mL each) (ThermoScientific)

Cryostat

Cryostat

For controlled low-temperature reactions (ThermoScientific)

Potentiostat

Potentiostat

Drying Ovens

Drying Ovens

We have three total in CG233.

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Corner bench, East wing