The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) provides its staff, visiting researchers and commercial clients access to a range of modern laboratory facilities at each of its three locations: Townsville, Perth and Darwin.
Led by a commitment to research excellence, AIMS delivers advanced technology and infrastructure including specialised analytical facilities, organic/inorganic chemistry, microbiology and radioisotope laboratories. Each laboratory meets national and international standards for best practice and hosts a suite of the latest scientific instrumentation and equipment - some available nowhere else in the world.
AIMS’ exceptional research facilities feature:
- More than 20 specialised laboratories across Australia, with over 100 experienced laboratory scientists and technicians;
- Secure sample storage, including large walk-in fridges and 20⁰ C freezers, in addition to several large freezers at -80⁰ C and -150⁰ C; and
- Large data storage and efficient lab book monitoring and archiving across the laboratories.